Rodrigo Duterte and his aides often dismiss his controversial statements about women as a ‘joke’ or insist they are taken out of context. Photo: AFP

When Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte was a teen, he said he did something to his maid under a blanket as she slept

  • Duterte recounts a confession he gave priest in high school
  • Women’s rights political party denounces the ‘repulsive’ comments
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Rodrigo Duterte and his aides often dismiss his controversial statements about women as a ‘joke’ or insist they are taken out of context. Photo: AFP
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