Reconfiguring the population pyramid

Posted by on Dec 13, 2016 in Reproductive Health

Peter Wallace, in his Dec. 1 column (“It’s not an SC decision,” Opinion), wrote strongly against restraint on the part of the Supreme Court regarding the full implementation of the Reproductive Health Law in consideration of Article II, Section 12 of our Constitution, protecting the life of the unborn. I have been to informal settler areas in my parish to help young mothers with natural family planning, and a big number of them refuse to join our sessions because they have...

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DepEd uneasy over planned condom distribution in schools

Posted by on Dec 13, 2016 in Sex Education

By Jocelyn R. Uy Philippine Daily Inquirer December 12, 2016 at 1:32 am The Department of Education (DepEd) is uneasy over the plan of the Department of Health (DOH) to distribute condoms in schools next year as part of its strategy to curb the rising cases of HIV and AIDS among young Filipinos. The DepEd said that while it recognized the need to promptly address the spread of the disease among the youth, the agency would have to hold thorough and careful discussions with...

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