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New Filipino law will stop LGBTI street harassment

A new bill introduced to the Philippines parliament would make it illegal to harass women and LGBTI people in public places. Senator Risa Hontiveros filed the ‘Safe Streets and Public Spaces Act of 2017’ Bill. The Bill would outlaw catcalling, wolf-whistling, cursing, leering, groping, persistent requests for name and contact details. It will also be illegal to