The President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte ordered the soldiers not to kill women-rebels, and to shoot into their vaginas, without which, he said, «they are useless». This statement was made last week, activists were quick to call the 72-year-old President «misogynist, degrading the fairer sex».
About it writes on Monday, February 12, the British tabloid The Daily Mail.
«Tell the soldiers: this is the new order of the mayor. We are not going to kill – you’re shooting vaginas, without which you are worthless», – leads edition of the words of the President, who previously held the post of mayor.
The article notes that we are talking about members of the Communist party of the Philippines.
The newspaper reminds that this statement is not the first manifestation of sexism on the part of the President. In may last year he jokingly said his soldiers can rape women, but in prison instead, they will sit the President – after the win to IG.
A year earlier Duterte, who ran in the period on a post of the head of state, allowed themselves obscene jokes concerning the victim of the gang rape and murdered in 1989 by the Australian missionary Jacqueline Hamill. «I saw her corpse is as beautiful as the American actress. Hell, I wish she died.»
However, he later apologized for this inappropriate joke, stressing that justifies sexual violence and respects women.