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Feminism in the Philippines

The Philippines

Individual Feminists

Delia Aguilar

Liza Largoza-Maza

Gabriela Silang

Internet Sites:

GABRIELA, A National Alliance of Women's Organizations has a webpage located here. You can email them through Liza Largoza-Maza, the Secretary General of the organization here or write to them at this postal address: GABRIELA, P.O. Box 4386, Manila 2800, Philippines.


      One of the most important women's rights organizations in Asia -- The Asia-Pacific Women's Action Network (APWAN) -- is based in the Philippines. You can reach them via this postal address: APWAN, Manila Secretariat, 4L Fil-Garcia Ave, Diliman, Quezon City, PHILIPPINES.


      Aguilar, Delia. The Feminist Challenge: Initial Working Principles Toward Reconceptualizing the Feminist Movement in the Philippines. (out of print)

      Aguilar, Delia. Towards a Nationalist Feminism. Giraffe/PALH, 1998.

      Beltran, Ruby and Gloria Rodriguez, ed. Filipino Women Migrant Workers: At the Crossroads and Beyond Beijing. Giraffe/PALH, 1996.

      Kalaw-Tirol, Lorna, ed. Women in Fire. Philippine American Literary House, 1997.

      Manlapaz, Edna Zapanta, ed. Songs of Ourselves: Writings by Filipino Wolmen in English. Philippine American Literary House, 1994.

      Mission, Gina. "The Breadwinners: Female Migrant Workers." WIN: Women's International Net Issue 15A (Nov 1998).

      Mission, Gina. "Their Own Worst Enemies: Gender Politics in the Philippines." WIN: Women's International Net Issue 8B (April 1998).

      Roces, Mina. Women, Power, and Kinship Politics: The Female Rise to Power in Post-War Philippines. 1998.

      San Juan, E. Filipina Insurgency: Writing Against Patriarchy in the Philippines. Giraffe/PALH, 1998.

      Sison, Marites N. "A New Underclass of Poor, Single Women Emerging." The Manila Times (30 Mar 1999)

      Ventura, Sylvia Mendez. Feminist Readings of Philippine Fiction: Critique and Anthology. 1994.

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