11 months Women get poorer with TRAIN — CWR MB
By Ellalyn De Vera-Ruiz A women’s rights advocacy group has expressed concern that millions of Filipino women may become poorer as the second round of Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) law is being implemented this year. Center for Women’s Resources (Center for Women’s Resources / FACEBOOK) “Women have been consistently counted as one of the poorest sectors—with an average poverty incidence rate of 22.50 percent for the past decade—even without the TRAIN Law. With the first round of TRAIN Law implemented last year, women have already complained of being in dire straits. Now with the enforcement of the ... more