Bill And Melinda Gates’ Global Contraception Push Brutalizes Women’s Self-Determination

Posted by on Sep 29, 2017 in Reproductive Health

Early international ‘family planning’ programs were essentially intended as population control. Today, contraception-pushers use the language of ‘reproductive freedom’ and ‘unmet need.’ Today is World Contraception Day, and the planet’s richest birth control advocates are in high gear. Bill and Melinda Gates suggest in the Wall Street Journal that governments should continue to spend billions of dollars providing “family planning”...

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Philippine DOH’s Implanon is a discontinued drug

Posted by on Aug 8, 2017 in Reproductive Health

The Philippine Supreme Court recently halted the distribution and sale of the contraceptive implant known as “Implanon” and “Nexplanon” that was reportedly a donation from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation: “The SC ruling issued on Aug. 24 means the 400,000 subdermal contraceptive implants—including Implanon and Implanon NXT, supposedly the most effective forms of birth control—that former Health Secretary Janet Garin had procured at P500 each, or...

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Contraceptive implant Implanon: Your experiences

Posted by on Aug 8, 2017 in Reproductive Health

Nearly 600 women have become pregnant despite using a popular contraceptive implant, a health watchdog has said. There have also been more than 1,600 reports of adverse reactions to the Implanon device, which is designed to prevent pregnancy for three years. The NHS has been forced to pay compensation to several women because of the failures, Channel 4 News reported. The implant maker, MSD, said no contraceptive was 100% effective. BBC News website readers have been sharing...

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Public urged to understand TRO on contraceptives

Posted by on Aug 2, 2017 in Breaking News, Reproductive Health

MANILA – In response President Rodrigo Duterte’s statement regarding the RH Law during his second State of the Nation Address (SONA), an alliance of pro-life and pro-family groups challenged the government to disclose to the public the whole truth about contraceptives, calling on citizens to know the basics behind the Supreme Court (SC)’s resolution to uphold the Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) on the RH Law. The Alliance for the Family Foundation Philippines (ALFI), in a...

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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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America’s looming demographic winter: Can we avoid a fertility free fall?

Posted by on Aug 22, 2016 in Reproductive Health

August 19, 2016 (BreakPoint) — We’ve talked before on BreakPoint about the fertility crisis facing China, Japan, and much of Europe—all of which face what has been called a “demographic winter.” Until recently, the United States has been an exception to this distressing trend, but this seems no longer the case. To understand why, here’s a primer. Demographers use two numbers to measure fertility rates: the average number of children a woman gives birth to during her...

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