APCRSHR - updates

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In Manila, women demand long-term birth control

Jan 24, 2014 - 4:51 PM

Injectables implants and IUDs are becoming increasingly popular among women in poor communities They want to hold off pregnancy as long as possible

WOMEN'S CHOICE. Long-term contraceptives like implants are popular among women in the city of Manila. Photo by Jee Geronimo/Rappler

Abortion cases in PH rising: 'RH law would be life saver'

Jan 23, 2014 - 8:37 PM

The PH had 600 000 abortion cases in 2011 Local and international experts say those unwanted pregnancies could have been prevented by the RH law

PIONEER. Former UNFPA Executive Director Nafis Sadik says the agenda on reproductive and sexual and health rights must move forward and faster in the Asia Pacific region. Photo by Jee Geronimo/Rappler

Court junks petition to stop sexual health forum

Jan 23, 2014 - 6:04 PM

The Pasay court denies the petition on the third day of the 4 day conference

PRO-LIFE. Pro-Life Philippines gathers outside the PICC building on Tuesday, January 21 to protest the ongoing conference attended by delegates from different countries . Photo by Jose Del/Rappler

Repro health advocates tell court: No abortion at the forum

Jan 22, 2014 - 8:45 PM

Pasay court notes that anti reproductive health petitioners who seek to stop the conference filed their petition when the event had already opened

'Int'l RH conference a reminder to SC justices'

Jan 21, 2014 - 4:23 PM

Youth delegates say their advocacy for reproductive and sexual health and rights extends to their harshest critics

PRO-LIFE. Pro-Life Philippines gather outside the PICC building to protest the ongoing  7th Asia Pacific Conference on Reproductive and Sexual Health and Rights attended by delegates from different countries on Tuesday, January 21. Photo by Jose Del/Rappler