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The burden of being a woman of the world

The burden of being a woman of the world

Culture
By DOMINIQUE NATHANIELLE M. MULI IF THERE is anything prominent about President Rodrigo Duterte’s traits, aside from his blatant disregard for human rights, it is his spite for women. By now, it is already clear: holding a high ranking position does not stop him from making sexist remarks. Nikki Luna’s display at 1335Mabini titled This is how to be a woman of the world? is dedicated to sharing sexual harassment stories of women from different parts of the world and how they are still victimized by injustices perpetuated by the same old sexist mentality. Upon entering the all-white exhibit, a full-length mirror with a rusty frame catches all eyes. The president’s infamous statement saying that there are many rape cases in Davao because the city has “many beautiful women” ta...