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House OKs bill criminalizing catcalling, street harassment

Jan 14, 2019 - 8:06 PM

The bill would impose hefty fines and jail time for those caught sexually harassing others in public or online

NO TO SEXUAL HARASSMENT. Lawmakers back a bill that would punish catcalling and other forms of street and online harassment. Illustration by Rappler

Senate approves bill punishing catcalling, street harassment

Oct 08, 2018 - 4:56 PM

Senate Bill 1326 seeks to penalize catcalling, wolf-whistling, cursing, leering, groping, and stalking, among others

#MeToo in Europe: New laws on consent and catcalling

Oct 07, 2018 - 4:00 AM

Here is a look at how 5 countries in Europe are affected by the #MeToo movement

LAWS. There are new laws on consent and catcalling in 5 countries in Europe. Rappler file photo

How a Pasig village allows catcalling, harassment

May 06, 2018 - 3:15 PM

The Kawilihan Village board of directors is taking a soft stance on catcalling incidents inside the subdivision

CATCALLING. A Pasig village allows catcallers to go scot-free.

Garbage collector fired for catcalling female student in QC

Dec 20, 2017 - 10:59 AM

'Idol, ang ganda mo,' a garbage collector tells a certain Sandy, a female student on her way home

THROWN OUT. A garbage collector was fired after he catcalled a female student. Rappler photo

Plight of raped wives, pimped daughters shown in new museum

Nov 25, 2017 - 1:51 PM

The experiential museum takes its audience to 4 different scenes illustrating how women are abused at home, in the workplace, on the streets, and online

France plans instant fines for cat-calling women

Oct 16, 2017 - 8:25 PM

A cross-party task force composed of 5 MPs have been asked to work with police and magistrates to come up with a definition of harassment that can be enforced by officers in the street

Commuters wait by trains timetables at the Saint Lazare railway station early on March 9, 2016 in Paris. Matthieu Alexandre/AFP

Mengapa masyarakat harus berhenti menganggap pelecehan di jalan itu normal

Mar 13, 2017 - 2:54 PM

Penulis dilecehkan oleh anak anak SMP saat berjalan sendirian Mengapa pelecehan di jalanan harus berhenti?

Patriarki yang membutakan: Mengapa Indonesia butuh Women’s March

Mar 06, 2017 - 8:38 PM

Daripada sibuk mengomentari di media sosial apa yang bisa kalian lakukan untuk merealisasikan kesetaraan gender di Indonesia?

CATCALLING. Kaum perempuan menyuaraka pendapat agar praktek ‘catcalling’ tak lagi terjadi kepada mereka. Foto oleh Diego Mahameru Batara/Rappler

Melawan pelecehan di jalanan bersama Hollaback! Jakarta

Mar 02, 2017 - 1:02 PM

Hal sederhana seperti berjalan di ruang publik tanpa menghadapi catcall saja rasanya sulit

Sejumlah perempuan di Jakarta berkumpul untuk membuat poster menyambut Women's March yang akan digelar pada 4 Maret 2017. Foto oleh Angie Kilbane

Kapan perempuan bisa jalan sendiri dan pulang malam tanpa takut?

Feb 26, 2017 - 2:15 PM

Pernah pulang malam? Naik kendaraan umum dan sendirian? Apa yang Anda rasakan?

Ilustrasi oleh Adhitya Pattisahusiwa/

‘Catcalling’ tidak bisa lagi ditoleransi

Dec 11, 2016 - 5:30 PM

Catcall dan street harassment terjadi bukan karena pakaian yang digunakan hal tersebut terjadi karena yang menjadi korban adalah perempuan

Ilustrasi oleh Adhitya Pattisahusiwa/

[Dash of SAS] Talk Du-dirty to me

Jun 06, 2016 - 2:27 PM

You are not even officially President yet but you certainly don’t disappoint Every day you give it to us harder deeper than the last time

Gabriela clarifies stand: Catcalling 'demeans women'

Jun 05, 2016 - 4:50 PM

As the highest official of the country we hope President Rodrigo Duterte will help educate the general public on the respect of women s rights says Gabriela

The many faces of sexual harassment in PH

Jun 04, 2016 - 10:00 AM

How do you know if you are being sexually harassed? Where do you draw the line? Here s what you need to know

Netizens slam Duterte for his catcalling comment

Jun 03, 2016 - 12:39 PM

Women take to social media to criticize the incoming president for his catcalling comment insisting that whistling is a form of sexual harassment

Why it is not okay to catcall women

Jun 02, 2016 - 10:29 PM

Here s what your action says: you do not respect me

Another takedown: Facebook removes netizen's catcalling complaint

Jun 02, 2016 - 6:49 PM

A netizen finds her Facebook post taken down and her profile reported after complaining about being catcalled

FACEBOOK. A netizen says Facebook took down her post where she complained about being a victim of catcalling. File Photo by Karen Bleier/AFP

Catcalling: Duterte broke the law in own city

Jun 02, 2016 - 5:32 PM

UPDATED A Davao City ordinance signed by Mayor Rodrigo Duterte in 1994 says whistling at a woman can be considered sexual harassment

UNDER FIRE. President-elect Rodrigo Duterte draws flak for catcalling GMA-7 reporter Mariz Umali during a press conference. Photo by Manman Dejeto/Rappler

Duterte in hot water for wolf whistling GMA7 reporter

Jun 02, 2016 - 3:28 PM

UPDATED His words and actions reinforce looking at women as second class citizens says Elizabeth Angsioco national chair of the Democratic Socialist Women of the Philippines

PRESS CONFERENCE. President-elect Rodrigo Duterte filelds questions at a press conference in Davao City on May 31, 2016. Photo by Manman Dejeto/ Rappler

How I found out I was a D-cup (and not a B-cup)

Oct 14, 2015 - 4:00 PM

An Indonesian woman talks about the big revelation about how she grew up being told by her mother that she was ugly and how she discovered her sexuality

Catcalling: The hidden threat and prejudice

May 21, 2015 - 10:57 AM

Why are we against catcalling? Because we want to feel safe comfortable and secure everyday No matter where we are and what we are wearing