Sharing other people's photos online could be considered sexual harassment.
Sharing other people's photos online could be considered sexual harassment, according to the Safe Spaces Act, a new law in the Philippines. The law prohibits catcalling, wolf whistling, and unwanted sexual advances, but also defines the prohibited acts online.Many
Totally relevant in 2019, the play explores the themes of violence against women, friendship, and queer love.
It's an ordeal every woman has gone through at one too many points in her life: being catcalled. For some, the safest option in reacting to this situation is to 1) lower your head, 2) walk on, and 3) tune
And how can it protect you?
Editor's Note [July 22, 2019]: In July 2019, President Rodrigo Duterte affixed his signature on the Safe Spaces Bill, making the Safe Spaces Act an official law. Watch this space for updates.***On May 5, 2018, Senator Risa Hontiveros held
This is unacceptable.
On Sunday, June 16, Facebook group Tangina This! posted photos of a car with this statement written in bold, black letters:"Nangunguha ng may malaking suso"In English, this roughly translates to: "Will abduct those with big boobs."Publicly writing such a
Nusrat Jahan Rafi reported being sexually harassed in school but paid with her life.
A teenager from Bangladesh died after she was burned alive for reporting sexual harassment to the police.Nusrat Jahan Rafi, a 19-year-old from the small town of Feni, south of Dhaka, was a student at a madrassa, or Islamic school.
The libel cases have not been dismissed with finality, says Gretchen's lawyer.
Gretchen Fullido's lawyer, Atty. Marvin B. Aceron, has just released a statement on her filing for motions of reconsideration on the recently dismissed libel charges against ABS-CBN news executives Cecilia Victoria "Ces" Drilon and Marie Lozano."Please do not
According to the court, the words against Gretchen Fullido are not defamatory.
The City Prosecutors' Office of Quezon City has dismissed the libel charges Gretchen Fullido filed against ABS-CBN news executives Cecilia Victoria "Ces" Drilon and Marie Lozano.According to the court, Drilon's and Lozano's statements were not defamatory or libelous.
We're in the bottom three.
On March 5, a Singapore-based insurance company called ValueChampion published a study on the most dangerous countries for women in the Asia Pacific region.Out of the 14 countries on the list, India, Indonesia, and the Philippines are considered the least
The bill was approved on Monday, January 14, 2019.
On Monday, January 14, 2019, the House of Representatives approved House Bill (HB) 8794, criminalizing all forms of street harassment. HB 8794 also known as the Safe Street, Public and Online Spaces Act encompasses "gender-based street, public spaces, and online" sexual
'I didn't want to breathe the same air as them when I read the messages.'
Campus sexual harassment and assault, despite it being the year of the #MeToo movement, is still a pervasive problem. On November 20, 2018, Upsilon Sigma Phi, a prestigious fraternity of the University of the Philippines, came under fire after alleged screenshots from
'Each time a woman stands up for herself, she stands up for all women.'
Miss Earth Canada Jaime Yvonne Vandenberg and Miss Earth England Abbey-Anne Gyles-Brown are two of the three women who recently called out one pageant sponsor who consistently harassed them throughout the contest. The sponsor, revealed to be Amado S. Cruz,
'The shocking thing is he probably doesn't think he's in the wrong.'
Another former contestant has decided to speak up regarding sexual harassment allegations connected to the Miss Earth Competition. Charlotte Sophie Brooke, Miss Earth England 2017, posted a statement on her Instagram account to support her fellow beauty queens. "Firstly, I would like
'I believe that in speaking up, they've caused awareness to happen around the issue.'
Miss Universe Philippines 2018 Catriona Gray supports her fellow beauty queens who took to social media to expose their misgivings about their Miss Earth 2018 experience. "It's great that they're speaking up about it if it is happening.
He denies the accusations by Miss Canada, Miss England, and Miss Guam.
The Miss Earth 2018 pageant may be over (the coronation night was held on November 4, and Nguyen Phuong Khanh of Vietnam was declared the winner), but the controversy on what happened behind the scenes is still brewing.The AllegationsLast November 7,
This came after Miss Canada, Miss England, and Miss Guam spoke up about the sexual harassment they experienced during the competition.
This year's Miss Earth competition was held in the Philippines and the coronation night, where Vietnam's Phuong Khanh Nguyen was crowned as winner, took place on Sunday, November 4, 2018. A few days after the big night, Miss
It's about time we talked about this all-too-common, yet underreported crime.
It could be a seemingly innocent joke, or a subtle, yet innuendo-laced text message. But whether it's a mild (possibly cringe-worthy) flirtation or an overt sexual proposition, you might have already experienced sexual harassment at work or in
It’s time for change.
Due to the media surrounding Gretchen Fullido's case, workplace sexual harassment has found itself in the spotlight. But in no way is it new.Women and men have long been coming forward with their experiences. They have also long been brushed
She also thanks the public for their support.
In a statement released to Cosmo.ph this morning by her lawyer Atty. Marvin B. Aceron of APV Law Offices, ABS-CBN anchor and showbiz reporter Gretchen Fullido says she appreciates the public's reaction to her filing of sexual harassment and
Other people are also showing Gretchen their support.
Today, October 6, model and #MeToo advocate Ambra Gutierrez gave a shoutout to Gretchen Fullido for filing a case against ABS-CBN news executives for sexual harassment. On her Instagram stories, Ambra shared a screenshot of the Cosmo.ph report on the
Ces Drilon says she might take legal action against Gretchen Fullido.
On October 6, following her implication in the sexual harassment case showbiz reporter Gretchen Fullido filed against members of the ABS-CBN news organization (particularly Cheryl Favila, former TV Patrol supervising producer, and Maricar Asprec, a segment producer), ABS-CBN News Executive
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