Senate approves bill punishing catcalling, street harassment

MANILA, Philippines – The Senate on Monday, October 8, approved a bill seeking to to protect women from catcalling and other forms of street harassment. (READ: The streets that haunt Filipino women) Senate Bill 1326 or the Safe Streets and Public Spaces Act of 2017 seeks to penalize catcalling, wolf-whistling, cursing, leering, groping, and persistent requests for name…

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