Senator Risa Hontiveros
Sen. Risa Hontiveros talked with MPDD Rolando Miranda after the Quiapo Church incident. Their conversation was captured on video and it immediately went viral.
A misleading post spreading on social media claimed that Sen. Risa Hontiveros said that OFWs should pay PhilHealth contributions because they earn dollars.
The Senate has conducted its first hearing about the divorce bill. Sen. Risa Hontiveros said that divorce is “pro-family” and “pro-children." She also said that divorce should be there for those who need it.
Senate President Tito Sotto has commented over the SOGIE bill. He said that the proposed measure would put an end to academic and religious freedom. However, Sen. Risa Hontiveros said that the SOGIE bill respects the freedom.
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.
Cat-calling or street sexual harassment is always present in the Philippines and the government is taking an initiative to criminalize those who are guilty of it by pushing the “Safe Spaces and Public Spaces Bill” to become a law.