Philippine Social Sciences Review, Gender Issues in Philippine Society, Ed., Ma. Cecilia Gastardo-Conaco

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Ang Kababaihan at Pambansang Kamalayan

Ma. Luisa T. Camagay

Abstract


This article documents the fight for the liberation of the mother country from the perspective of the history of women in the Philippines. It chronicles the struggles of women to obtain their own freedom and liberation through our various historical periods, moving from their earliest demand for education to their not-insignificant participation in the various wars of liberation, first from the spaniards to the current struggle for economic and cultural independence from foreign influences. It also raises the issue of whether the struggle for the liberation of the country brings with it the liberation of women in society.

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