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[Source: /=/] “While families desire male children, females are welcomed to supply help in the house and provide a home in the parents' old age.Women's rights to equality and to share the family inheritance with male siblings are firmly established and are not questioned.These women have no right to divorce or to remarry if widowed. D., Encyclopedia of Sexuality www2.hu-berlin.de/sexology, 2001 |~|] The traditional colonial Filipina was supposed to reach marriage in a virginal state.Those who try to defy these traditions have been ostracized and sometimes driven to depression or even to suicide. She was expected to take care of the domestic tasks, go to church, bear and educate children, and support her man in his political, professional, and economic endeavors.There is broad commitment to extended education at secondary and tertiary education for girls as well as for boys, by all families that can afford it.However, in families with limited means, girls are more likely than boys to be asked to defer or sacrifice their own education in order to support the education of younger siblings, especially younger brothers.
In traditional societies they have been responsible for planting and household chores and child care although men have participated some in these duties. On one hand in the Philippines, girls are twice as likely to suffer from malnutrition as boys.Women work in gardens and care for the house and children as well as barnyard animals.In urban areas, men work in construction and machine upkeep and as drivers of passenger vehicles.The oldest daughter is expected to become an overseas worker (OSW) to provide money for the education of younger siblings and for the needs of aging family members. The wedding ceremony can include the gift of a coin from the groom to the bride to acknowledge this role.Since personal relationships and wealth are considered the road to success, women have an equal opportunity to achieve.
They could own and inherit property, engage in trade and industry, and succeed to chieftainship in the absence of a male heir. Essays on Philippine Culture, *^*] See Separate Articles on Filipino Brides and Children in the Philippines; Birth Control and Abortion, See Population; Working Women, See Labor Dr. Leyson wrote in the Encyclopedia of Sexuality: “The traditional gender roles in Filipino society are strongly influenced by centuries of Islamic culture, Chinese mores, and 425 years of deep-rooted Spanish Catholic traditions.