Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago poses for photos with the media.

MIRIAM’S SOCIAL MEDIA INFLUENCE SURGES

Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago remains the most influential senator on social media, with her Facebook and Twitter following doubling in March from the same period last year.

The senator, who was named one of the 10 most influential Filipinas in 2015 by a major local news network, has 2,618,263 followers on her official Facebook page as of March 18, up from some 1.3 million a year ago. Continue reading

Office of Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago

MIRIAM PRODS SENATE ON BILLS FOR WOMEN’S RIGHTS

As the country celebrates women’s month, Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago sought wider public support for her bills aimed at placing Filipino women on equal footing with men.

Santiago, author of the Magna Carta of Women (Republic Act No. 9710) and co-author of the Reproductive Health Law (R.A. No. 10354), said some of her proposed legislation on women and gender equality remain at the committee level. Continue reading

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