Filipino women reacted scornfully to President Rodrigo Duterte’s statement country’s top leadership role was “not for women” because they were emotionally different than men, deriding the 75-year-old for ignoring contributions of women leaders and furthering already-prevalent sexism in country. : worldnews


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Duterte said on a television program Thursday that his own daughter, Davao City Mayor Sara "Inday" Duterte-Carpio, should run for the presidency.

On Duterte's basis, his recent comments on women – including his daughter – running for president "Seems like fatherly advice, they would even look at him and say he was a good father."

Senator Leila de Lima, who won international awards for her campaign against extrajudicial murders in the Philippines but was jailed by Duterte in February 2017 on alleged drug charges, said in a statement released from her prison cell: "Did this Duterte get enough sleep or get it he was bitten by mosquitoes in his mosquito net? Because he attacks women every time he is deprived of sleep. "


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President Rodrigo Duterte’s ‘war on drugs’ has been blamed for thousands of deaths and a culture of police impunity, with the ICC considering a probe. The point-blank shooting of a mother and son in Tarlac province by an off-duty officer has sparked fresh anger at human rights violations.



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ICC finds “reasonable basis” for alleged crimes against humanity in Duterte’s drug war : worldnews


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MANILA – The International Criminal Court found "reasonable ground" to believe that President Rodrigo Duterte's 4-year drug-fighting attempt produced crimes against humanity.

Bensouda said the COVID-19 pandemic and "capacity constraints" had delayed her office's goal of completing the preliminary investigation into Duterte's drug war.

The Philippines withdrew from the ICC in March 2019 despite the world's only standing war crimes tribunal pledging to continue investigating alleged illegal murders in Duterte's drug war.


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