Jul 6, 2017 @ 16:48

SENATOR Risa Hontiveros desires individuals behind the alleged “porn” discussion groups in Facebook, together with the “Pastor Hokage Bible Study,” mete 10 years jail time period for posting obscene photographs of girls and kids in their secret pages.

“We must put an end to this online locker room talk which is a manifestation of the culture of misogyny and commodification of women prevalent in our country right now,” she mentioned.

According to tagaloglang.com “hokage” refers to a perverted man who tries every thing to get a lady or makes “chancing” ([email protected] advances) on a lady.

Hontiveros will press for the fast passage of Senate Bill No. 1251 or the Anti-Gender-Based Electronic Violence (GBEV) when Congress re-opens on July 24 for its second common session.

SBN 1251, which Hontiveros authored, seeks to penalize these accountable for misogynistic and homophobic assaults on social media.

The invoice defines GBEV as “acts involving use of any form of information and communications technology which causes or is likely to cause mental, emotional or psychological distress or suffering to the female victim or lesbian, gay, [email protected], transgender, queer (LGBTQ) victim, and tending to disparage the dignity and personhood of the same on account of his or her gender.”

The offenses listed in the invoice embrace harassing or threatening the sufferer by textual content messaging, posts in social media websites, or different cyber, digital, or multimedia means.

SBN 1251 proposes the penalty of imprisonment of not lower than 5 years however no more than 10 years and a wonderful of not lower than P100,000 however no more than P500,000.

In the case of the “Hokage Pastor” Facebook teams, Hontiveros mentioned that the utmost penalty ought to be utilized provided that these acts are repeated, contain a number of ladies at any given time, and should even be profited from.

“Together with our campaign to make our streets and homes safe spaces for our women and children, we will do the same in the realm of social media,” she mentioned.

“We will give no quarter to misogyny and [email protected] whether they are online or off,” mentioned Hontiveros, head of the Senate Committee on Women and Children.

Source: politics.com.ph