Age of Sexual Consent to Be Increased From 12 Years Old to 18 – HONTIVEROS

  Senator Risa Hontiveros sponsored a bill pushing for amendments to Republic Act No. 8353 otherwise known as the Anti-Rape Law of 1997. Hontiveros said that the 20-year old law must be radically revised to reflect the country’s commitment to fighting rape and violence against women. “Our Anti-rape law needs to be urgently updated. Currently, […]