For Black American Womxn, There Are No Safe Spaces, Only Empty Ones

Black womxn with braids in African print dress, back to camera, hands up towards a grey sky.
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Two years ago on my birthday, Rodrigo Duterte, president of the Philippines, signed the Safe Spaces Act, a framework for penalizing sexual harassment. The Technical Drafting Committee and the Philippine Commission on Women were charged with transforming that loose framework into a specific legislative code.




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