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Rare Disease Facts (for these and even more facts about rare diseases, visit the Global Genes Project):
-It is estimated that there are over 7,000 types of rare diseases.
-In the U.S, 30 million people have a rare disease. That’s 1 out
of every 10people!
-It has been estimated t... read more »
By Anna Isabel C. Rodriguez
The author with just some of her pet dogs on a normal weekend.
“The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way animals are treated,” Mahatma Gandhi said.
The young doktora smiles as she proudly shows this quote. We are in the City Hall, inside the busy Health office. Being interviewed is Dr. Karen Vicencio, City Vet, Parañaque’s one-woman Animal Welfare Division.
According to Section 7 of Republic Act 9482 or the Anti-Rabies Act of 2007, local... read more »
The year a gave birth to my daughter, my eldest child, I have become a different person. I started to be more concerned with what I am doing as a teacher and what I am teaching. I begin wondering what Read more
The post Why do I blog : My Advocacy appeared first on sunnyjeanblogging.com. read more »
I am Pro RH because I know how it feels like to be a young girl growing up in a country where sex is taboo and the only semblance of sex ed we had were lessons on menstruation from sanitary napkins promoting their products in school.I had a classmate who in high-school thought she could get pregnant if she held hands naked with a boy on a bed. I read of young girls getting pregnant at 14 because they didn't understand how it all worked.So yes, I think it matters. It would have mattered to my classmate, t... read more »
What: Rock Sugbu When: Nov 16, 2012 9PM Where: Handuraw Featuring Live Music Advocacy - Undercover grasshoppers - All of a sudden = Pork n Beans - Freon - Point 3 - Youth for Live Cebu - Human Rights Unlimited - FTVN (First Time Voters Network) read more »
Goldie is a beautiful pitbull with wide golden brown eyes.
She looks at you as if she loves you, and that smooth, golden fur can be just perfect for hugging. Goldie likes attention and she like being happy. She is curious, loving, and smart; she can be the perfect friend!
Don't you just love her already?
Goldie is one of the initial266 dogs rescued from an illegal dog fighting syndicate in Laguna. All of her beautiful traits mean so much more when you realize all that she has been made to go through... read more »
This writing will be all about moving back to the previous year of my marriage with my husband Michael up to our wedding anniversary that we just celebrated:-)
First was the very rocky and challenging preparations we had for our wedding last October 1, 2011 ... and yup ...after almost 12 years in the relationship:-)
Second.. was my fear after almost 2 months of marriage that I might not get pregnant immediately due to a little "rough" age ...hmmm i mean a little late jump and hump into the ma... read more »
A while back, I wrote about the Laguna Pitbulls and our experience in the rehabilitation site.My team and I are in the process of creating a documentary on this issue. Here is a teaser video:
I really hope that this project brings awareness to the plight of not only these dogs, but all the dogs in the country.I believe that the Laguna Pitbull situation mirror exactly our country's issues with animal welfare.
I am disappointed with how most Filipinos treat their pet dogs and how they look at dog owner... read more »
The other day, I visited the Laguna Pit-bull site.
I was amazed– at the sheer number of the dogs, at what a horrid ordeal they've gone through in the hands of men, and how positively delightful it is when these beautiful dogs look up at you with their bright, hopeful eyes and you know that there is still that capacity to love.Every single dog who looked at me that day begged me to notice them, to touch them; And I stood there holding back tears, trying to touch as many of them as I possibly could. It w... read more »