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Human rights groups have welcomed the landmark law that seeks to protect people from being subjected to lewd remarks, wolf whistles, insults and other forms of sexual harassment in public places, offices, schools and cyberspace......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJul 19th, 2019Related News

Misogynist Duterte slammed over Philippines anti-harassment law

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, whose rape jokes have sparked outrage in the past, drew fresh flak Tuesday after signing a law against sexual harassment, with campaigners saying his role as the.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsJul 18th, 2019Related News

Massachusetts prosecutors drop Kevin Spacey sex assault case

BOSTON — Massachusetts prosecutors on Wednesday dropped a criminal case accusing former House of Cards star Kevin Spacey of sexually assaulting an 18-year-old man at a Nantucket bar in 2016 after the alleged victim refused to testify......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: NewsJul 18th, 2019Related News

Anti-Bastos law susundin ng Pangulo

TINIYAK ng Palasyo na si Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte ang pangunahing susunod sa “Bawal Bastos” law (Republic Act 11313) na may layuning parusahan ang paninipol, panghihipo at iba pang uri ng gender-based sexual harassment sa mga pampublikong lugar, online, workplaces, at educational at training institutions. “Since the President signed that law, it means that he recognizes the ........»»

Source: Hatawtabloid HatawtabloidCategory: MoviesJul 17th, 2019Related News

Hospital fires psychiatrist after patient files sexual harassment complaint

PETALING JAYA — The Kota Damansara Thomson Hospital has terminated the services of a consultant psychiatrist after he was accused of sexually harassing a patient. In addition, the hospital said in a statement that the case had been referred to the police and the Malaysian Medical Council (MMC) for further action. According to the hospital, […] The post Hospital fires psychiatrist after patient files sexual harassment complaint appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsJul 17th, 2019Related News

Duterte first to obey ‘Bawal Bastos’ law – Panelo

Lambasted on multiple occasions over lewd jokes directed at women, President Duterte will be the first to obey the recently signed “Bawal Bastos” law, which imposes stiffer penalties on gender-based sexual attacks, Malacañang said yesterday......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJul 17th, 2019Related News

Rappler Talk: Senator Risa Hontiveros on challenges facing Bawal Ang Bastos Law

 Bookmark to watch the interview at 12:30 PM MANILA, Philippines - Can the Philippines succeed in weeding out gender-based sexual harassment from streets, schools, and workplaces? Rappler speaks to Senator Risa Hontiveros about the challenges in enforcing the Bawal ang Bastos law or Safe Spaces Act. She was principal ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJul 17th, 2019Related News

New law punishes wolf whistling, catcalling, online sexual harassment

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte has signed a law that penalizes wolf whistling, catcalling, misogynistic and homophobic slurs, unwanted sexual advances, and other forms of sexual harassment in public places, workplaces, and schools as well as in online spaces. The law, called the Safe Spaces Act or Republic Act ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJul 15th, 2019Related News

Life-changing moment : Filipino filmmaker wins BAFTA film grant

MANILA, Philippines – For someone who's a queer person of color doing a documentary on his recovery from sexual assault, 24-year-old New York Film Academy student Drama del Rosario wasn't expecting to bag a coveted grant. But Del Rosario surpassed boundaries with his new documentary after being ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJul 14th, 2019Related News

IT enthusiasts from Cebu to showcase solutions combatting online child sexual exploitation

CEBU CITY, Philippines — With her eagerness to learn and to help the community, Khinberly Alburo, 19, decided to show up during the Hackathon proper even she was the only one left in her team. “Six unta mi ka members unya ang duha kay duha-duhaan, then ang isa is kay magpa check siya sa doctor, […] The post IT enthusiasts from Cebu to showcase solutions combatting online child sexual exploitation appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsJul 13th, 2019Related News

Lawyer suspended for sexual advances dismissed from XU in 2002

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/12 July) – The lawyer suspended by the Supreme Court on April 10 this year for making sexual advances to his students at Xavier University in Cagayan de Oro City had been terminated from his teaching post since September 2002, the school said in a statement Thursday. The SC suspended Atty. Cresencio Co-Untian […].....»»

Source: Mindanews MindanewsCategory: NewsJul 12th, 2019Related News

Korean actor arestado sa panghahalay ng 2 babae

Inaresto ang South Korean actor na si Kang Ji-hwan dahil sa suspicion of sexually assaulting a woman and molesting another. Parehong employees daw ng actor ang dalawang babae ito ng kanyang agency.The post Korean actor arestado sa panghahalay ng 2 babae appeared first on Abante News Online......»»

Source: Abante AbanteCategory: NewsJul 12th, 2019Related News

SC suspends law professor for sexual harassment

THE SUPREME COURT (SC) sanctioned a lawyer in connection with an anonymous complaint filed against him in 2002 for sexually […].....»»

Source: Mindanaoexaminer MindanaoexaminerCategory: NewsJul 11th, 2019Related News

Law professor suspended for sexual harassment

A law professor at the Xavier University in Cagayan de Oro City has been suspended for sexual harassment of his students......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJul 10th, 2019Related News

Abogado, suspendido sa sexual harassment sa 3 law studes

Manila, Philippines – Sinuspinde ng Supreme Court (SC) ang isang abugado dahil sa reklamong sexual harassment sa estudyante nito sa Xavier University sa Cagayan de Oro City. Sa inilabas na 11 pahinang resolusyon ng SC nakasaad na sinususpinde ang abugadong kinilalang si Atty. Cresencio P. Co Untian Jr. sa pagpractice ng law sa loob ng […] The post Abogado, suspendido sa sexual harassment sa 3 law studes appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Source: Remate RemateCategory: NewsJul 10th, 2019Related News

Xavier University law prof suspended for sexual harassment

Stressing that he abused the power he possessed over the victims, the Supreme Court suspended a lawyer and law professor for making sexual advances to his students at Xavier University in Cagayan de Oro City......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJul 10th, 2019Related News

SC suspends Xavier University law professor for sexual advances to students

MANILA, Philippines – The Supreme Court has suspended lawyer and law professor Cresencio Co Untian Jr for making sexual advances to his students at Xavier University in Cagayan de Oro. The SC en banc suspended Untian from law practice for 5 years, and from teaching law ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJul 10th, 2019Related News

Vatican lifts envoy s immunity over sex assault claims – France

PARIS, France – The Vatican has lifted the diplomatic immunity of its Paris envoy under investigation for alleged sexual assault, the French foreign ministry said Monday, July 8. Luigi Ventura , 74, faces 4 complaints of sexual abuse – including that he molested a junior official at the Paris ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJul 9th, 2019Related News

Girls must be protected from sexual violence at school – UNICEF chief

PARIS, France – Girls in developing countries must be protected from sexual violence in and around schools, the head of the UN's children fund has said, urging governments to make it a top priority. Speaking to AFP on the sidelines of a G7 ministerial summit in Paris, UNICEF chief Henrietta Fore ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJul 9th, 2019Related News

Sexual assault case against Kevin Spacey on shaky ground

NANTUCKET, USA — Kevin Spacey may avoid trial for sexual assault, as the case against him suffered a serious blow Monday, July 8 when his accuser declined to testify due to fear of self-incrimination. (READ:  Accuser drops lawsuit against actor Kevin Spacey ) William Little accused the actor of groping him in a Massachusetts bar in July 2016. The actor, ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJul 9th, 2019Related News