"With little external pressure coming anytime soon, President Duterte only faces internal opposition from two political figures – both are women, and both are well placed and well equipped to combat the macho autocrat." News story from The Guardian.
"To be a woman and occupy public office is to have one’s body parts ogled at by the other men in the room, or be dismissed as a joke. To be a woman in public service is to risk having one’s private life being trotted out and discussed salaciously if you say something out of line. The message is: put up or shut up." News story from Esquire Magazine Philippines.
"It appears that Ronnie Dayan has been successfully turned into another one of my accusers by this Administration. Nevertheless, I welcome this as an opportunity to clear my name as soon as all these fiction stories of the underworld are weaved into a complete but grotesque tapestry and finally filed before a court of law where I can properly defend myself, hopefully this time without the fanfare and the drama of my persecution before the media."