Photo Release

July 08, 2018

Bawal ang Bastos sa Maynila: Akbayan Senator Risa Hontiveros, Manila District 4 Councilor Krystle Bacani and women advocates hold a copy of the Manila Ordinance No. 7857 (authored and sponsored by Coun. Bacani) that penalizes wolf-whistling, cat-calling, leering and other forms of public sexual harassment in the city. Sen. Hontiveros is also pushing for the passage of a Safe Streets and Public Spaces Act in the Senate. The bill aims to prohibit and penalize gender-based harassment in public spaces.