[In the news] Gabriela party-list files bill to penalize online exploitation of women | Sun.Star

Gabriela party-list files bill to penalize online exploitation of women | Sun.Star.
January 15, 2013

sunstar-network copyMANILA — Representatives of the women’s party-list group Gabriela filed on Tuesday a bill seeking to amend the Anti-Violence Against Women and Children Act to include the online exploitation of women.

Gabriela party-list Representatives Luzviminda Ilagan and Emmi de Jesus filed House Bill (HB) 6815, defining electronic violence against women (E-Vaw), providing protective measures and prescribing penalties therefore.

In the proposed bill, E-Vaw is defined as “any act or omission that involves the use or exploitation of information and communications technology (ICT) that causes or likely to cause mental, emotional or psychological distress or suffering to the victim.”

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