De Lima decries Duterteś slut-shaming and women attacks

De Lima decries Duterteś slut-shaming and women attacks

- Senator Leila De Lima in a forum at the Commission on Human Rights (CHR)´s Bulwagang Ka Pepe on Wednesday, had accused President Rodrigo Duterte of going at her for opposing his initiatives

- In her speech, she urged women to be strong and rebut the societies efforts to trivialize women´s issues

- She also called out Rep. Danilo Suarez and suggested that the lawmaker undergo human rights and gender sensitivity training

Senator Leila De Lima condemns the administration´s treatment of women at the forum organized by concerned women's rights groups at the Commission on Human Right´s Bulwagang Ka Pepe on Wednesday, October 5.

According to the lady senator, ¨Sa dinami-dami ng pinagdaanan ko bilang babae, akala ko ay maalam at beterana na ako sa buhay ng babae.¨

(After everything that I have experienced as a woman, I thought I was already a learned veteran in the life of the woman.)

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Senator De Lima, at the Bulwagang Ka Pepe in CHR

De Lima admitted to being humbled by the ¨serialistic¨ attacks upon realizing that her life as an action woman had been a sheltered one - free of the ¨problems that are affecting society and real victims¨.

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In her speech, De Lima laments how the society trivialize women´s issues to weaponize humor and how women are being turned against each other.

She also pointed out that if Representative Danilo Suarez does not know about the existence of ´slut-shaming´, he needs to undergo human rights and gender sensitivity training.

¨They made me an example of what will happen if you go against this administration. Ang Pangulo natin, ayaw nang kinokontra siya,¨ De Lima accused.

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(They made me an example of what will happen if you go against this administration. Our President, he does not want anybody to contradict him.)

¨We should all be vigilant, very vigilant. It's not about me, not about you. It's for a bigger cause. For our country, ¨ warned De Lima.

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