Just like his earlier offensive remarks, Senator Risa Hontiveros doesn’t discover President Duterte’s newest rape joke humorous.
“You can’t mess even w/ Miss Universe when it comes to rape. You don’t have balls when you rape somebody. You have a cowardly hatred of women,” Hontiveros tweeted.
Hontiveros mentioned Duterte’s first yr in workplace was a “dangerous year to be a woman.”
The President, talking to Filipino-American vacationers in Davao City final Friday, mentioned whereas he denounces rape of a younger little one, he would congratulate a person who will rape a Miss Universe magnificence even figuring out he could be killed.
“You can mess with, maybe a Miss Universe. Maybe I will even congratulate you for having the balls to rape somebody when you know you are going to die,” the previous Davao City mayor mentioned.
It was not the primary time Duterte made a joke about rape.
Just a few weeks in the past, he provided to take accountability if any soldier rapes three ladies throughout martial regulation in Mindanao. Duterte’s comment drew outrage from human rights advocates together with Chelsea Clinton, daughter of former US president Bill Clinton and presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.
Duterte additionally drew criticism throughout the presidential marketing campaign final yr when he recommended he ought to have been the primary in line to rape an Australian missionary throughout a jail riot in 1989. Duterte apologized for the remark, saying he didn’t imply to disrespect ladies.
You cannot mess even w/ Miss Universe in the case of rape. You haven’t got balls while you rape someone. You have a cowardly hatred of girls
— risa hontiveros (@risahontiveros) July 16, 2017
Sen. @risahontiveros: “The first year of Duterte administration is a dangerous year to be a woman”#SOanoNA#DangerousWoman pic.twitter.com/SopZ4DJmae
— Silent No More PH (@SilentNoMorePH) July 16, 2017