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Hontiveros' signature 'alampay' goes 'palaban'

Always seen wearing an ‘alampay’ (or shoulder shawl), former Rep. Risa Hontiveros is showing a different use of her ‘alampay’ as she gearsup for the final stretch of the campaign period. In her new TV commercial, Hontiveros is seen using her signature fashion accessory to flick at corruption and abuse. (Watch the video here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lxwWztUvCv4) “My ‘alampay’ has always been a piece of curiosity for many. I have been asked several times what it is for. This time, I want to play with Read More

Hontiveros immensely disappointed by SCs refusal to lift suspension of RH law

Former Akbayan Rep. Risa Hontiveros expressed immense disappointment over the decision of the High Court to dismiss her petition to have the suspension of the RH law lifted. “It is disappointing. I still maintain that the immediate implementation of the law does not pose any concrete damage to the constitutional rights of any individual. The suspension, however, reinforces a status quo where 11 women die everyday due to lack of access to reproductive health services,” Hontiveros said. “Mga nanay at mga kabataan ang unang masasaktan Read More

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