By Gaby Gloria CNN Philippines Updated 19:26 PM PHT Wed, June 7, 2017 Our female heroines shouldn’t be treated as footnotes or afterthoughts in history. Illustration by LAZIR CALUYA Manila (CNN Philippines Life) — When asked to give at least three names of Philippine heroes, who are the first people that come to mind? Of course Jose Rizal is a given as the national hero. And then there’s Andres Bonifacio, Emilio Aguinaldo, and Emilio Jacinto. Perhaps even throw in Antonio Luna thanks to successful historical film “Heneral Luna” (2015). The Philippines does not have an official list of national…News and tagged Boy Abunda, CNN Philippines, Gabriela Silang, Heroine, Josefa Llanes Escoda, Magdalena Leones, Make Your Nanay Proud, Mothers, MYNP, Nanay, Philippine History, Secondary Research, Tandang Sora, Teresa Magbanua on .