"The female secretaries of health have always been good for the reproductive health law"
Dr. Sylvia Estrada Claudio is the Dean of the College of Social Work and Community Development of the University of the Philippines. She is a professor of the CSWCD’s Department of Women and Development Studies.
Dr. Claudio is a doctor of medicine who also holds a Ph.D. in Psychology. She is a graduate of the UP College of Medicine and earned her Ph.D. in Philippine Psychology from UP Diliman. She also did a postgraduate research fellowship at the University of Amsterdam in 1990.
She is the author of several publications including the books, “Rape Love and Sexuality: The Construction of Woman in Discourse” (UP Press, 2002) and “And Then She Laughed: Counseling Women” (Anvil Press, 2015). She also writes a regular column for Rappler, the Philippines’ leading online social media, news and opinion site.