Senator Risa Hontiveros
Sen. Risa Hontiveros said that President Rodrigo Duterte just defended China during his SONA. She noted that the Filipinos need accountability and not a lecture. Hontiveros mentioned how disappointed she was.
A netizen called out Sen. Risa Hontiveros over her outfit at the SONA. However, Hontiveros answered back to the netizen. She emphasized that people should stop telling women how to dress.
President Rodrigo Duterte signed a law seeking to penalize gender-based harassment in public spaces. The law was authored by Sen. Risa Hontiveros. Those found guilty of violating the law could face jail time and fines.
The Safe Streets & Public Spaces Act has been passed into law. Senator Risa Hontiveros welcomed the passage of the measure she authored and sponsored. The law penalizes any form of street harassment like cat-calling.
Davao City Mayor and Presidential daughter Sara Duterte threw another online attack against opposition Senator Risa Hontiveros. Duterte responded to the recent statement of Hontiveros over the mayor’s criticisms.
Senator Risa Hontiveros has spoken up about Mayor Sara Duterte’s remark. Duterte said that Hontiveros should be the one resigning from her post. The senator has slammed the mayor for her criticisms over her opposition.