teen pregnancy - updates

Rappler's latest stories on teen pregnancy


[OPINION | Dash of SAS] Rape, incest and inequality – the other reasons for teen pregnancies

Nov 11, 2019 - 11:00 AM

Sex education isn’t only about what body part goes where. It is about teaching boundaries and protecting those boundaries by distinguishing between a good touch and a bad touch.

Rappler Talk: Juan Antonio Perez III on the state of teen pregnancy in the Philippines

Nov 06, 2019 - 7:09 AM

Rappler speaks with Population and Development Undersecretary Juan Antonio Perez III about teenage pregnancy, education and social protection of young parents, and reproductive health in the country

[OPINION | Dash of SAS] What if we called it birth control instead?

Oct 11, 2019 - 10:00 AM

Referring to birth control as ‘family planning methods’ sends the signal that these are only for people who are married and want to start a family – not for sexually-active young people who aren’t ready to get pregnant

Hontiveros sponsors bill to curb teen pregnancies

Jul 31, 2018 - 2:40 PM

Failure to address the issue of teenage pregnancy would be a 'lose-lose situation for everybody,' says Senator Risa Hontiveros

[Dash of SAS] Teen pregnancy: Losses and missed opportunities

Sep 30, 2017 - 6:30 PM

'When taken all together, the potential lifetime earnings lost due to early childbearing is P33 billion which is equal to 1.1% of our gross domestic product in 2012'

[DASH of SAS] Schools as access points for condoms

Jan 21, 2017 - 5:03 PM

Education and health agencies tackle strategies that will address the glaring information gap in sexual literacy among the Filipino youth

SHORT FILM: My White Balloon

Aug 22, 2015 - 9:00 PM

The story of mother daughter and the unborn life that comes between them

Kids having kids: When choice is not an option

Feb 10, 2015 - 7:31 PM

Sex is a word thrown around lightly these days; but you ll be surprised how little understood it is particularly among Filipino youth under 18

YOUNG AND PREGNANT. How do education, poverty, and pregnancy interplay in the Philippines? Photo by Joel Nito/AFP

Roxas drops, 'Emergency' powers, Pope to shoppers | The wRap

Dec 11, 2014 - 7:28 PM

Mar Roxas’ not so winnable as his numbers drop President Aquino gets emergency powers to address the power shortage Pope Francis says boycott products made by modern day slaves

HIV and teen pregnancy: A national youth crisis

Dec 02, 2014 - 2:37 PM

The absence of teen voices in public health issues affecting the youth has triggered alarming rates of teen pregnancy and HIV infection

[Dash of SAS] Who's screwing who?

Feb 14, 2014 - 1:48 PM

Today the benefits of technology include ease of connectivity and a wide network of potential hook ups

Thai teen pregnancy on the rise as sex education misses the young

Jan 17, 2014 - 2:12 PM

Thailand s conservative streak makes sex education an uncomfortable topic for many

TEEN PREGNANCY. This picture taken on October 29, 2013 shows pregnant teenager Ying (R) walking down stairs with another pregnant woman (L) at the Association for the Promotion of the Status of Women (APSW) in Bangkok. Photo by Nicolas Asfouri/AFP

#SONA2013: The state of public healthcare in the Philippines

Jul 22, 2013 - 2:25 PM

Rappler takes a look back at the Aquino administration s healthcare agenda

Children bearing children

Jul 11, 2013 - 11:54 PM

On World Population Day the United Nations and women s advocates are focused on their vision: a world with no unwanted pregnancies

[Dash of SAS] ‘Pregnant students not allowed’

Nov 01, 2012 - 12:36 AM

Pregnant students should not be discriminated against or denied their right to an education

Urgent response needed to address teen pregnancy

Sep 15, 2012 - 12:20 PM

It’s time to have a national conversation about the issue of teen pregnancy a youth group says noting that in the region only the Philippines experiences a growing number of cases