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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

The whole RH debate has been argued ad nauseam as this story, first published in November 2002, shows.

Posted on May 18, 2011   |   CATEGORY: Health, Politics, Sectors, Women & Children

That we are still debating the use of the Pill and the condom—at least as instruments of population management—only says how inutile government has been, despite Dr. Flavier, in pursuing public policy.

Posted on May 17, 2011   |   CATEGORY: Charlson Ong, Health, Voices, Women & Children

Expect lengthy and lively debates on the Reproductive Health bill that might even drag until next year.

Posted on May 17, 2011   |   CATEGORY: Health, Sectors, Women & Children

Government has a policy aimed at ensuring proper treatment for women suffering from post-abortion complications. But has it worked?

Posted on April 5, 2011   |   CATEGORY: Health, In-Depth, Investigations, Women & Children

Poor pregnant women are faced with very few choices

Posted on April 2, 2011   |   CATEGORY: Health, In-Depth, Investigations, Women & Children

Using modern contraceptives or allowing the government to fund their supply are no longer contested issues for the majority of Filipinos today. A new survey shows that the adults’ only concern with the pending reproductive health bill in Congress is the provision on providing sex education in schools. About 69% of Filipinos aged 18 and [...]

Posted on November 30, 2010   |   CATEGORY: Health, Institutions, Sectors, The Legislature

President Arroyo, unlike most past presidents, limits family planning choices to natural methods.

Posted on July 21, 2003   |   CATEGORY: In-Depth

A bill on reproductive health care, a reincarnation of previous measures, is not gaining headway

Posted on November 25, 2002   |   CATEGORY: Congress, Health, Institutions, Politics, Sectors, The Legislature, Women & Children
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