MANILA. Philippines (The Adobo Chronicles, Manila Bureau) – Implementing guidelines have been issued for the new Anti-bastos law recently signed by President Rodrigo Duterte.
The new law prohibits and penalizes a range of acts from catcalling, sexist slurs, stalking and cyberstalking.
In the first set of guidelines issued the Department or Justice (DOJ) the use of the following words would constitute a violation of the new law:
DOJ is also asking the public’s help in suggesting words and phrases that should be considered to be in violation of the new law.