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Posted on July 17, 2011   |   CATEGORY: Health, In-Depth, Multimedia, Video, Women & Children

To commemorate World Population Day, advocates urge passage of controversial measure

Posted on July 11, 2011   |   CATEGORY: Current Events, Health, Sectors, Women & Children

Given the same access to land resources as men, women could increase farm production by 20 to 30 percent MANILA, Philippines – Trinidad Domingo has been the “man” of the house since she was 16 years old. She took on farming after her father died in 1968, even quitting school to plant rice in their [...]

Posted on June 12, 2011   |   CATEGORY: Sectors, Women & Children

The controversial ordinance on condoms takes a backseat. For how long?

Posted on June 4, 2011   |   CATEGORY: Current Events, Health, Sectors, Women & Children, Youth

The RH bill offers a comprehensive package of reproductive health measures including, but not limited, to artificial methods of contraception. It does not compel anyone into availing of these. Nobody is proposing to go door-to-door to poke diaphragms into women of reproductive age or perform vasectomies on Catholic priests.

Posted on May 28, 2011   |   CATEGORY: Carla Montemayor, Health, Sectors, Voices, Women & Children

MANILA, Philippines—Morality and medicine dominated the televised debate on the Reproductive Health bill, which aired on May 22 on GMANewstv. Six representatives each from the pro and anti-RH bill side argued over the moral and health issues surrounding House Bill 4244, or the Responsible Parenthood, Reproductive Health and Population Development Act of 2011,which, among others, [...]

Posted on May 23, 2011   |   CATEGORY: Health, Sectors, Women & Children

Risa Hontiveros’s rebuttal to Archbishop Oscar Cruz’s essay

Posted on May 23, 2011   |   CATEGORY: Health, Sectors, Voices, Women & Children

But Senate president is clearly against it. ‘I do not want to tinker with God’s design.’

Posted on May 23, 2011   |   CATEGORY: Congress, Health, Institutions, Sectors, The Legislature, Women & Children

Here’s the full text of House Bill 4244, more popularly known as the RH bill, as reported out by the House Committee on Population and Family Relations.

Posted on May 20, 2011   |   CATEGORY: Downloads, Health, Sectors, Women & Children

‘The end products of this bill are promiscuity, insensibility, amorality’

Posted on May 20, 2011   |   CATEGORY: Health, Voices, Women & Children

They pushed for family planning and even set up condom shops

Posted on May 19, 2011   |   CATEGORY: Health, Sectors, Women & Children
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