'Such stricter methods would be most welcome if they will target the rich and powerful, not the marginalized and underrepresented
in whose name the party-list system was established more than 20 years ago,' Danilo Arao, Kontra Daya convenor, said in an interview.
The party-list system must revert to its original purpose of serving the marginalized and underrepresented
, not political dynasties and the moneyed class, according to opposition lawmakers.
Elago said it is about time to take a second look at amending the Republic Act 7941, the "Partylist System Act" to ensure that the party-list groups truly represent underrepresented
and marginalized sectors.
The Inclusion Index helps organizations understand gaps of underrepresented
in their workforce and creates a road map to drive internal change and solutions through proven best practices.
The SC ruling, penned by associate justice Antonio Carpio,pointed out that RA 7941 does not require national and regional parties or organizations to represent the "marginalized and underrepresented
Due to a recently announced $6.9 million investment from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI), the University of California at Berkeley and the University of California at San Diego (UCSD) will enhance their efforts to successfully recruit, retain and graduate more underrepresented
students in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
"So, I'm privileged to be able to give something back to help ensure that others and particularly women and students from underrepresented
communities may be similarly transformed by a Stony Brook experience."
Women are still underrepresented
in company boards, according to a report of the Federation of UAE Chambers of Commerce and Industry.
Sundance Institute announced the eight members of the inaugural class of the Momentum Fellowship, a full-year programme of deep, customised, creative, as well as professional support for writers, directors, and producers from underrepresented
communities working across documentary and feature filmmaking, episodic content, as well as virtual reality, who are waiting to take the next step in their careers.
The awards, with a maximum budget of $10,000 each, provide funding for three primary goals: engaging underrepresented
students in research for Made in SC; recruiting diverse graduate students; and support of scientific conferences.