When you hear that someone is positive for HIV, do you think that person probably deserved it? Do you think that person is dirty? That’s HIV shaming—making someone feel ashamed of living with HIV.
On occasions like All Souls Day when the nation pays its respects to loved ones who have gone on to the afterlife, Lorna prays for those who passed on from HIV-related complications.
The Philippines has the fastest growing HIV epidemic in the world.
You can take the Filipino away from the Philippines, but you can’t take the Philippines away from the Filipino–even in a city like Paris
"For the first few months back here, I did not want to be alone. I was always scared and afraid that someone would die."
In this short documentary, a Filipino family speaks of the price that must be paid when motherhood means choosing to leave.
A volunteer organization in the UAE is teaching Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) basic computer skills to help them transition to higher paying jobs abroad or back home in the Philippines.
OFW or Overseas Filipino Worker used to refer only to male labor migrants. With more and more women leaving the country to work abroad, OFW now also means Overseas Filipino Women.
A look at the Philippines' migrant history goes back to the 16th century when Filipino men working in the Spanish galleons jumped ship — literally — and settled in foreign lands.
Just about every Filipino has a family member who is an OFW—an Overseas Filipino Worker.
The Philippines is among the top guest migrant suppliers to over 100 countries around the world. Click on the interactive map and see where in the world are the Filipinos?
For Filipinas working abroad, everything they do is for their families they left behind.