Posts Tagged rape

QC records 66% increase in violence against women and children

Aileen Cerrudo   •   September 27, 2021

The Quezon City Police District (QCPD) reported a 66.67% increase in violence against women and children (VAWC) cases and a 21.54% increase in rape cases. QCPD Director BGen. Antonio Yarra...

Senate Committees approve proposal to increase statutory rape age to 16

Aileen Cerrudo   •   October 1, 2020

The Senate Committees have approved the proposal to increase the statutory rape age to 16. The Senate Committee on Justice and Human Rights and the Senate Committee on Women, Children,...

Increasing age for statutory rape seen to help curb prostitution – lawmakers

Maris Federez   •   August 30, 2019

Close to five proposed bills had been filed in the Senate that seek to amend the age covered under statutory rape in the Philippines. Under the Anti-Rape Law of 1997,...

DFA: Hunt on for Kuwaiti cop accused of raping Filipina worker

Robie de Guzman   •   June 12, 2019

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Wednesday assured it is now working with Kuwaiti authorities for the arrest of a police officer accused of raping a Filipina worker in...

Cop accused of raping 15-year-old girl faces criminal, admin raps

admin   •   October 29, 2018

  MANILA, Philippines — A police officer accused of raping the 15-year old daughter of a drug suspect in Sampaloc, Manila, has been  slapped with criminal and administrative charges. Philippine...

Woman in QC runs half naked into street to escape rapists

admin   •   August 30, 2018

    Police were patrolling Payatas Road, Thursday at dawn when they came across a half-naked woman shouting frantically for help. The policemen quickly responded and learned that the woman...

After raping victim, robber gets killed in police encounter

admin   •   August 21, 2018

The arrest of a suspect known only as alias Jepoy,turned fatal after he engaged police in a gunfight at Phase 3, Bagong Silang, Caloocan City, Monday night. Caloocan City Police...

Davao tops cities with most number of rape cases in Q2

admin   •   August 16, 2018

Crime rate in the Philippines may have gone down by 20 percent in two years that President Rodrigo Duterte has been in office, but his hometown Davao City recorded the...

Man, 22, and a minor nabbed for Bulacan rape-slay

admin   •   August 16, 2018

  Melvin Altubar,22, and his 16-year old accomplice were arrested on Wednesday, August 15 for the rape and slay of a 15-year-old girl in Pulilan, Bulacan. Based on initial investigation...

Thousands protest in Madrid as five cleared of gang rape at San Fermin Festival

admin   •   April 27, 2018

Thousands of people have been protesting across Spain, after a court acquitted five men of rape charges for an attack on a young woman during a bull-running festival. Angry demonstrators...

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