The Need for Pinayism

What issues do Pinays face?

Globally

    • Feminization of the Global Labor Force
    • Mail Order Brides
    • Sex Trafficking
    • Overseas Contract Workers

Locally

    • High rates of:
      • AIDS
      • Unplanned Pregnancies
      • Suicidality
      • Depression
      • Risky Behavior
      • Domestic Violence

Personally

“It (the Pinayism workshop) challenged me to love myself and to see beyond my internalized perceptions of what the world thinks of me.  It also made me think about how I treat other Pinays.”

– Pinay high school student

  •  -lack of self-love
  • -lack of sisterhood

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