Christianne France Collantes

Associate Professor
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.

Press Freedom in the Philippines: Death by a Thousand Cuts

March 11, 2021

In less than two years, the editor-in-chief and CEO of the independent news site Rappler, Maria Ressa, has been issued 10 arrest warrants. The latest accusations against her involve tax evasion and failure to file accurate tax returns, which she testified against on March 4, 2021, before the Court of...

Abuse in Lockdown: Gender Violence in the Philippines

May 20, 2020

On April 6, it was reported that the Commission on Human Rights was calling for stronger measures to tackle the increased rates of domestic violence incidents in the Philippines due to the lockdown measures that were implemented on March 16. The quarantine is worsening the problem of domestic abuse suffered mostly...