Buti na alam mo! Raymond Fortun breaks down ‘Safe Spaces Act’
Abogado Raymond Fortun seems to be celebrating that all forms of sexual harassment will now be possible by law. The abogado recently listed down important stipulations of the new law signed by President Rodrigo Duterte.
Fortun stated that catcalling or unwanted advances in public is a crime as this includes misogynistic and homophobic slurs. Persistent request for mobile numbers, public masturbation, “chancing” can be fined to as much as 100,000 pesos or warrant at least 6 months in prison for repeat offenders.
The abogado also tackled gender-based online harassment and how stalking is now a crime in the Philippines. He stated that this applies to the workplace, school, and all public spaces.
Bawal bastos dito!