UN report condemns sexual violence by Myanmar military

08/23/2019

BANGKOK — Sexual violence carried out by Myanmar’s security forces against the country’s Muslim Rohingya minority was so widespread and severe that it demonstrates intent to commit genocide as well as warrants prosecution for war crimes and…

Europe’s most wanted sex offender caught in Cebu, 8 rescued

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/25/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – One of the most wanted sex offenders in Europe for child abuse and exploitation was arrested in Barangay Luz in Cebu City following a joint operation by National Bureau of Investigation -Anti-Human Trafficking…

CCPO to set up help desks near schools to address OSEC crimes

Alven Marie Timtim 07/16/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police help desks will be set set up once a week near schools in Cebu City where a high number of rape and child abuse cases have been reported. Police Colonel Gemma Vinluan,…

IT enthusiasts from Cebu to showcase solutions combatting online child sexual exploitation

Raul Constantine L. Tabanao 07/13/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — With her eagerness to learn and to help the community, Khinberly Alburo, 19, decided to show up during the Hackathon proper even she was the only one left in her team. “Six unta…

Rape rap to be filed against habal-habal driver for sexually assaulting female tourist in Moalboal

Rosalie O. Abatayo 03/03/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The police in Moalboal town, 85.7 kilometers south of Cebu City, will file rape through sexual assault charges against a habal-habal (motorcycle-for-hire) driver on Monday, March 4, for allegedly forcing a female tourist to engage in sexual…

Ex-NBA player Bibby faces allegations of sexual misconduct

AP 02/27/2019

PHOENIX — Police are investigating sexual abuse and harassment accusations made by a teacher against former University of Arizona and NBA player Mike Bibby, according to officials in the suburban Phoenix school district where he had been…

Duterte to Catholic Church: Let priests marry, allow public to use birth control pills

Delta Dyrecka C. Letigio 02/25/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte suggested to the Catholic Church to allow the priests to marry to stop the sexual abuse committed by the church leaders.  In a speech delivered in Cebu on Sunday, February…

House approves expanded anti-sexual harassment bill

Inquirer.net 11/13/2018

Stiffer penalties may soon await those who will commit sexual harassment in the workplace or while in training and in educational institutions after the House of Representatives approved on Monday night the “Expanded Anti-Sexual Harassment Act.” With…

Google workers walk out in global protest over sexual harassment cases

AFP 11/02/2018

Thousands of Google employees joined a coordinated worldwide walkout Thursday to protest the US tech giant’s handling of sexual harassment as the chief vowed “concrete steps are coming” in response to the concern. Google employees poured out…

What sexual harassment looks like

Rina Jimenez-David 06/08/2018

Adding my own views to the cacophony of voices raised over “The Kiss,” the onstage lip-locking of President Duterte and a Filipina during a gathering of migrant Filipinos in Korea. Glimpsing videos and still shots of the…

Magpale urges public to help in fight vs sexual exploitation

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 05/19/2018

CEBU Vice Gov. Agnes Magpale urged the public to help in the fight against sexual exploitation of children and assured that those who give information against suspected sexual exploiters will remain anonymous. “We assure the tipster that…

Woman denies sexual abuse of son, admits stripping online for foreigners

Norman V. Mendoza 02/27/2018

CYBERPORN A 24-year-old mother who was caught in the act of offering to sexually abuse her three-year-old son and livestream the acts from her home in Sitio Kalachuchi, Barangay Looc Lapu-Lapu City denied police claims that she…

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