Legal battles and continuous friction between the Duterte administration and the media sustain fears over the erosion of press freedom in the Philippines. Continue Reading
Christianne France Collantes
Dr. Christianne France Collantes is an Associate Professor with the Political Science Department at De La Salle University-Manila and Research Fellow at the Jesse M. Robredo Center for Good Governance. Her research interests include gender politics and globalization in Asia. She obtained her PhD in Gender Studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, and was a Postdoctoral Scholar at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Some of her published work can be found in Critical Asian Studies and South East Asia Research, and her book, "Reproductive Dilemmas in Metro Manila: Faith, Intimacies, and Globalization," was published by Palgrave MacMillan in 2018.
The COVID-19 pandemic is a lens that provides a magnified glimpse into injustices and restrictions that were already embedded in our societies. Continue ReadingMay 20, 2020