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Philippines: Filipina Amazons

Vina Lanzona's new history book, Amazons of the Huk Rebellion, tells the many stories of Filipina women involved in the Huk Rebellion from the 1940s up to the 1950s. This is reviewed online at The PCIJ Blog.

  • Filipina amazons are usually associated with the NPA guerillas. Unfortunately, their appeal to the mass is not that widespread.

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