The Philippines is an archipelagic country in Southeast Asia. Its population is about 101 million and its national language is Filipino. Its capital is Manila and its largest city is Quezon City.

The male and neutral demonym of the Philippines is Filipino, the female demonym is Filipina.

The Philippines was named in honor of King Philip II of Spain (1527–1598).

Spanking in the PhilippinesEdit

The spanking of children for punishment is common in the Philippines, like in most countries. A popular instrument for spanking is a tsinelas (flip-flops) sandal; it is not uncommon to hear a Filipino mother threatening to spank her child with tsinelas.[1]

The Philippines is among the nine countries of the study Corporal Punishment of Children in Nine Countries as a Function of Child Gender and Parent Gender from 2010.

Filipino spanking artistsEdit

There are no Filipino spanking artists known so far.

See alsoEdit


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