Increasing Queer Women’s Visibility is Women’s Empowerment

by: Renz Baluyot, SPARK Intern 2018 Straight women by themselves are commonly discriminated against—second-class citizens for most of the world thus giving birth to movements linked to women that would otherwise be mere actions aimed towards equality: feminism, women’s suffrage and women empowerment. These things, too, reflect on the LGBTQIA+ community. Gay men have always…

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SPARK Program Manager represents PH in YSEALI Program

Hamilcar “Ham” Chanjueco Jr., SPARK Program Manager, is one among of the 17 Filipinos that were chosen to participate for this year’s Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) Spring Academic Fellowship in the United States of America. Ham, together with two other Filipino fellows, was hosted by Kennesaw State University in the State of Georgia under the Civic Engagement cohort.

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16 Day Activism against Gender-based Violence

In partnership with the Austrian Embassy in Manila, SPARK observed the 16 Day Activism against Gender-based Violence through various activities which highlighted the structural inequalities that perpetuate VAW. The campaign was launched on 25th of November during the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. Senator Grace Poe was the guest speaker during…

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