I was informed last Friday by the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) that another of my (now) 231 complaints (probably the most ever filed by an individual) alleging Title IX violations in higher education has been successfully resolved in my favor. That brings the total number of Title IX complaints to date that have been resolved in my favor to 27 and there are more than 80 ongoing OCR investigations based on my complaints that I expect to also be successfully resolved in my favor (given the clarity of Title IX above and the clear violations of that law). Successful resolutions are illegal Title IX violations involving sex-specific female-only programs that are corrected with one of three outcomes: 1) the discriminatory program is discontinued, 2) the discriminatory female-only program is offset with an equivalent male-only program, or 3) the discriminatory female-only program is converted to a program
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 24) — A senator on Thursday pitched ideas on how the Philippines could further affirm its arbitral win on the maritime case against China, following President Rodrigo Duterte’s speech at the United Nations General Assembly earlier this week.
“Ang dapat sigurong gawin ng Pilipinas ay number 1, through the DFA, i-explain sa lahat ng ating kababayan natin kung ano ang meaning ng arbitral ruling,” Senator Koko Pimentel, who serves as chairperson of the Senate Committee on International Relations, said in a media briefing.
[Translation: I think what the Philippines needs to do is, number 1, the Department of Foreign Affairs should explain to our fellow Filipinos what the arbitral ruling means.]
He stressed the importance of educating Filipinos on the 2016 ruling of an international tribunal in The Hague, which recognizes the Philippines’ sovereign rights over areas within its exclusive economic zone, so they will