Sexual Harassment

The invisible ways we experience sexual harassment

Published by rudy Date posted on March 28, 2017

By Alyana Cabral, Mar 28, 2017 Manila (CNN Philippines Life) — Sexual harassment happens everyday, everywhere, to everyone. It is sad to think that it may be as common as the cold. The virus of this crime comes in many forms — sexism, power relations, psychological factors, moral and cultural values — and depends on…

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DSWD official charged for sexual harrassment

Published by rudy Date posted on March 5, 2016

A ranking male official of the Department of Social Welfare and Development has been charged before the Sandiganbayan for allegedly sexually harassing a young man.

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Manila kagawad sued for sexual harassment

Published by rudy Date posted on November 9, 2015

MANILA, Philippines – A 78-year-old barangay councilman was charged with sexual harassment and acts of lasciviousness by a newly hired employee at a hardware store he owns in Sampaloc, Manila Saturday night.

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Cop exec fined P20,000 for sexual harassment

Published by rudy Date posted on September 5, 2015

MANILA, Philippines – The Sandiganbayan has found a police official guilty of sexually harassing a policewoman seven years ago.

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Laguna town police chief sacked over sexual harassment case

Published by rudy Date posted on July 28, 2015

By: Maricar Cinco, July 28, 2015 SAN PEDRO CITY – The police chief of the town of Famy in Laguna was relieved from his duty following complaints of harassment from his female subordinate.

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Sexual harassment conviction vs NEDA exec upheld

Published by rudy Date posted on April 26, 2015

This is the second time that the NEDA regional director is convicted of sexual harassment MANILA, Philippines – Anti-graft court Sandiganbayan affirmed the decision convicting a National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) regional director of sexual harassment. In a resolution dated April 14, 2015, the Sandiganbayan Fifth Division denied the motion for reconsideration of former…

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Two-thirds of female restaurant workers report being harassed by managers

Published by rudy Date posted on October 7, 2014

Examples of sexual harassment reported in a new survey run from sexual jokes to explicit advances and groping. This post is in partnership with Time. The article below was originally published at Time.com. A large majority of restaurant workers say they face consistent sexual harassment at the hands of customers, co-workers and managers, according to…

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Manning firm exec probed for harassment

Published by rudy Date posted on May 31, 2013

MANILA, Philippines – A crewing manager of the second largest manning agency in the country is under investigation for allegedly sexually harassing a female executive, a National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) agent said yesterday.

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When work becomes a sexual battleground

Published by rudy Date posted on March 6, 2013

To mark International Women’s Day on 8 March, which focuses on ‘violence against women’, the ILO is highlighting the issue of sexual harassment in the workplace – an often subtle but disturbing form of aggression.

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Two Customs officials slapped with sexual harassment complaints

Published by rudy Date posted on December 27, 2011

An official of the Bureau of Customs were now facing charges following the complaint filed by a massage therapist before the office of the Ombudsman. In her sworn affidavit dated November 17, 2011, obtained by The Manila Times, Liberty Felipe of Tarlac sued Maj. Ramon Policarpio and Asi Dexter Binuya et. al. of the Enforcement…

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PUP professor accused of sexual harassment

Published by rudy Date posted on November 17, 2011

A college professor of the Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP) is facing charges of sexual harassment before the Manila Prosecutor’s Office after one of her female students lodged a complaint at the Manila Police District Station 8 Women’s and Children’s Concern Division (WCCD) in Sta. Mesa, Manila.

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DOLE asks employers to have clear sexual harassment policies

Published by rudy Date posted on July 4, 2011

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) yesterday asked employers to have clear policies on sexual harassment in their workplaces to prevent this “from disrupting workers’ efficiency and productivity.”

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Cebu reporter accuses police chief of sexual harassment

Published by rudy Date posted on February 16, 2011

CEBU CITY, Philippines—A local daily in Cebu on Wednesday filed an administrative complaint of misconduct against a police official before the Police Regional Office (PRO 7) for allegedly making sexual advances on a female correspondent of the paper.

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Coed accuses Bocaue college principal of sexually abusing her

Published by rudy Date posted on October 31, 2010

BOCAUE, Bulacan —The principal of the night shift high school department of a college school here will spend All Saints’ Day behind bars after police arrested him when an 18 years old female student accused him of allegedly sexually molesting her.

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Zambo DILG official faces sexual harassment charges

Published by rudy Date posted on October 31, 2010

A HIGH ranking official of the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) has been charged with sexual harassment at the Sandiganbayan’s third division.

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An imperfect anti-sexual harassment law

Published by rudy Date posted on March 31, 2010

A reader asks for advice about a male office supervisor who makes her uncomfortable with his excessive praises over her physical appearance. She says that when he says things like “that blouse shows off your curves and cleavage magnificently” especially in the presence of co-workers, she feels that he is undressing her mentally. Worse, she…

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Number of sexually abused male students rising

Published by rudy Date posted on February 20, 2010

A new study conducted by the Department of Education (DepEd) showed an alarming increase in the number of male students being sexually attacked in schools.

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Sexed-up doc

Published by rudy Date posted on November 25, 2009

THE board of the Philippine Hospital Association took the unprecedented task of suspending for two years its immediate past president for having allegedly sexually harassed two association employees.

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Two crew accuse fast-food supervisor in Bacolod of sexual harassment

Published by rudy Date posted on September 2, 2009

BACOLOD CITY: A supervisor of a fast food giant in Bacolod City is in hot seat for alleged sexual harassment filed by two female service crew workers while another victim may follow suit with an additional case.

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Police executive in sex raps suspended

Published by rudy Date posted on August 15, 2009

DAVAO CITY , Philippines   – Interior and Local Government Secretary Ronaldo Puno has ordered the 90-day preventive suspension of a former Davao del Sur police director accused of rape and sexual harassment by four policewomen and the wives of two police officers.

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For the fund of it

Published by rudy Date posted on July 23, 2009

The leadership of the Philippine National Police (PNP) should be condemned for its cavalier treatment of the rape and sexual harassment raps filed by six women — including three members of the Women’s and Children’s Protection Desk of the Davao del Sur provincial office, as well as the wife of a junior officer — against…

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Cotabato mayor faces sexual harassment charges

Published by rudy Date posted on June 6, 2009

ASKING for a date through text messages could make a mayor liable for sexual harassment.

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Commission pressed to ground school head over sex complaint

Published by rudy Date posted on April 27, 2009

The Civil Service Commission is being pressed to back the filing of indirect contempt charges against the board of regents of the Technological University of the Philippines sitting on a 90-day suspension order against the school president in a sexual harassment case.

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Principal charged for molesting 2 students

Published by rudy Date posted on April 7, 2009

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, Philippines – Sexual abuse charges have been filed against a 50-year-old school head of a government institution for allegedly molesting two graduating high school students in northernmost Cagayan province.

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Civil Service Commission charges university with indirect contempt

Published by rudy Date posted on April 6, 2009

MANILA, Philippines – The Civil Service Commission (CSC) has formally charged the board of regents of the Technological University of the Philippines with indirect contempt for refusing to execute an order suspending its president, who is facing a sexual harassment case.

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Senator urges DoH to ensure gender equality

Published by rudy Date posted on March 13, 2009

MANILA, Philippines — A senator has urged the Department of Health (DoH) to ensure gender equality in government hospitals and medical facilities after receiving reports of sexual harassment and discrimination against female doctors, interns and nurses.

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Pampanga executive faces sexual harassment raps

Published by rudy Date posted on March 11, 2009

AN FERNANDO, Pampanga, Philippines  – Gov. Eddie Panlilio has approved the formal filing of charges against his 50-year-old provincial agriculturist after a special committee found “prima facie evidence” of sexual harassment against him based on the complaints of five women employees.

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Calvento in sexual harassment case; denies raps

Published by rudy Date posted on February 17, 2009

Radio broadcaster and columnist Tony Calvento is in hot water after a 23-year-old writer-trainee filed charges of acts of lasciviousness and sexual harassment against him before the Pasig City prosecutors office yesterday afternoon.

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Broadcaster accused of harassment

Published by rudy Date posted on February 17, 2009

MANILA, Philippines – Broadcaster Antonio “Tony” Calvento is facing a complaint for sexual harassment and acts of lasciviousness filed by a former employee who accused him of making untoward sexual advances toward her.

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SC junks sexual harassment case vs Davao judge

Published by rudy Date posted on August 15, 2007

Citing insufficient evidence, the Supreme Court (SC) has dismissed an administrative complaint for sexual harassment filed by a stenographer against a Davao City judge in 2003.

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