Republika ng Pilipinas

Kotnisyon ng Karapatang Fantao ng Pi

(Commission on Human Rights of the Philippines)

HUMAN RIGHTS ADVISORY
CHR A2014-006

ON THE PROTECTION AND PROMOTION OF TH
DIGiyiTY, EQUALITY AND NON-DISCRIMINAT
WOMEN^ AND THE CALL FOR CORPORATE RES
TO RESPECT WOMEN'S HUMAN RIGHTS

Receiit events compel the Commiss
(Commission) to issue this Advisory t
women's rights. The Commission is parti
portrayal of women at a recent fashion
the phrase "If's Not Rape, It's a Snuggle with a Stru
its face. The Commission is equally dis
controversial incidents are popular bus
to their accountability for human right
I.
"The Naked Truth"
In one segment of fashion giant Bench'
Truth,"
a fully clothed actor appeared on
clad womar tied to a leash. As the acto
applause, the woman model slithered in
clearly a depiction of a yoked animal.
this part of the sh
Noturprisingly,
s
most
of
whom
channelled
their disg
citizens.
The
' simple response was that their
organizers
According
tothem, the show actually celebrat
showcased a transgender on the runw
even
portrayal of women. The Commissio
derogatory
Republic Act No. 9 7 1 0 (R.A. No. 9 7 1 0 ) o
under
welcomes this diversity on the ru
Women,
to its portrayal of women as 'pet
nonetheless
While
recognizing the importance of c
expression,
the Commission strongly condemns
movies, advjertisements, shows or any o
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