In the Philippines, a growing number of women, like Adrienne Onday, are going against what’s expected of them by society, by not having children, not marrying or by dating another woman. Photo: Maro Enriquez In the Philippines, a growing number of women, like Adrienne Onday, are going against what’s expected of them by society, by not having children, not marrying or by dating another woman. Photo: Maro Enriquez
In the Philippines, a growing number of women, like Adrienne Onday, are going against what’s expected of them by society, by not having children, not marrying or by dating another woman. Photo: Maro Enriquez

No kids, no husband: the Filipino women defying society and embracing who they want to be

  • In the Philippines, a growing number of women are going against what’s expected of them by society and their parents
  • The idea that a woman can have a child-free existence is still considered taboo in the country, particularly among older generations

Topic |   Sex and relationships
In the Philippines, a growing number of women, like Adrienne Onday, are going against what’s expected of them by society, by not having children, not marrying or by dating another woman. Photo: Maro Enriquez In the Philippines, a growing number of women, like Adrienne Onday, are going against what’s expected of them by society, by not having children, not marrying or by dating another woman. Photo: Maro Enriquez
In the Philippines, a growing number of women, like Adrienne Onday, are going against what’s expected of them by society, by not having children, not marrying or by dating another woman. Photo: Maro Enriquez
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