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Supreme Court allows legitimate Filipino children to use their mother’s family name

Dismantle the patriarchy, yo. The Supreme Court declared that legitimate Filipinos can use their mother’s family name, several media reported early this week. In a decision dated Nov. 11, 2020, but made public just this week, the Supreme Court allowed a certain Anacleto Ballaho Alanis III to change his name to Abdulhamid Ballaho, the name …
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