reproductive health in the philippines - updates

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[OPINION] What touring the Philippines taught me about sexual health in the country

Nov 30, 2019 - 1:00 PM

I came across some truly eye-opening stories, including a young girl who became a mother at the age of 9 and bore her second child at the age of 10

NEDA: Poverty incidence could fall with full implementation of RH law

Nov 06, 2016 - 9:50 PM

The poverty incidence could fall to 13 15 in 2022 from 21 6 in 2015 This estimate also assumes continued economic growth which NEDA expects to remain on track for the 3rd quarter of 2016

SC declares RH law constitutional

Apr 08, 2014 - 1:29 PM

8th UPDATE The Court unanimously upholds substantial provisions of the law but justices vote separately to strike down certain portions Advocates are preparing for the next battle: ensuring the government funds and implements it

Court asked to stop forum on sexual health

Jan 21, 2014 - 7:02 PM

A pro life group says organizing activities that promote abortion and other acts that offend good customs are crimes under Philippine laws

TALK TO THEM. Reproductive health advocate Carlos Celdran breaks into a small Catholic crowd picketing an Asia Pacific conference on reproductive rights in Pasay City. Photo from Carlos Celdran's Instagram

Spirit boat sails on Burnham Lake for maternal health

Oct 31, 2013 - 11:41 PM

Artists and reproductive health advocates in Baguio reprise Roberto Villanueva’s spirit boat installation Atang ti Kararua to pray for teenage mothers

SAFE PASSAGE. A dance is performed by Dumay Solinggay for teenage mothers giving birth. Photo by

6 ways to move the RH Law forward

Apr 05, 2013 - 4:53 PM

I m confident that the Supreme Court will give its blessings and the RH law will get implemented So what could we do to advance this law?

Spiritually pro-RH

Jan 24, 2013 - 8:59 AM

Humility demands that we know the limits of personal experiences and beliefs And it is cruel to use the death and suffering of people to argue for your political cause

How senatorial candidates voted on RH bill

Dec 18, 2012 - 10:36 AM

6 senatorial candidates voted in favor of the RH bill; 5 were against it

Show up, Lagman tells pro-RH solons

Nov 23, 2012 - 12:04 PM

The principal author of the Reproductive Health bill in the House of Representatives appeals to lawmakers to show up in Congress before the Christmas break

How to kill a bill

Nov 22, 2012 - 7:50 AM

Senator Recto’s amendments would disable two critical components of the health care delivery system making the RH bill practically useless