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Empowered communities push for anti-discrimination laws

Sometime in the early part of 2000, while studying and working as a researcher in one of the major universities in the Philippines, Bemz Benedito was sexually harassed by a male colleague. As a transgender woman, however, Benedito had difficulty getting legal protection and retribution from this outmore

UNDP Philippines take aim at HIV through local leaders

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Philippine government are working together to address the Southeast Asian country’s rising number of new HIV cases, scaling up outreach and intervention based on local leadership. The United Nations alerted the government in 2008 that Millenniumore

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Philip Castro

Programme Officer for HIV and AIDS
Email: philip.castro@undp.org
Phone number: (632) 9010223
Fax Numbers: (632) 9010200, (632) 8897177