Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte delivers a speech during an event to honour overseas Filipino workers in Quezon City, east of Manila, on Friday. Photo: EPA-EFE

Rodrigo Duterte signs Philippine law punishing catcalling, sexual harassment

  • Law bans acts like persistent telling of sexual jokes, which women’s groups have accused president of committing in the past
  • Senator Risa Hontiveros, main author of Safe Spaces Act, calls it a massive victory against growing ‘rude culture’ in streets and communities
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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte delivers a speech during an event to honour overseas Filipino workers in Quezon City, east of Manila, on Friday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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