An important thing to remember is that legal action is just one option.
Under RA 7877, you can also file a criminal case and/or a civil case for damages.
Whatever harassment you experienced, you should know not only what constitutes sexual harassment, but also what legal action you can take against the offender.
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By Aissa Ereñeta Every so often a headline will declare that Philippines is among the top 10 most gender-equal countries in the world. And inevitably someone will link to the article on Facebook and tag me with some variation of O, anong masasabi mo? I maintain that these rankings… Read More
By Marla Darwin A version of this article was published in the November 2015 issue of Esquire Magazine. I can still remember this year’s Twitter war between Taylor Swift and Nicki Minaj. Not only did that mark the decline of my Tay Tay fandom, but… Read More