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about 10 months ago

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about 1 year ago

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about 1 year ago

The purchase of contraceptives for women had a billion-peso budget under the Reproductive Health Law. One advocate says the budget cut doesn't just deprive women of contraceptives, but education as well.

about 1 year ago

Sen. Pia Cayetano mulls bringing the matter to the Supreme Court.

about 1 year ago

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about 1 year ago

The P1 billion cut on the budget for the Reproductive Health (RH) program was meant to sabotage the implementation of the law, according to the Philippine Legislators’ Committee on Population and Development Foundation (PLCPD), a group of legislators who have lobbied for the passage of the RH bill for the past 14 years.

about 1 year ago

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about 1 year ago

About P1 billion worth of funding for reproductive health has been slashed from the 2016 General Appropriations Act. One of the Reproductive Health law's authors believes that those in the marginalized sector have the most to lose from the reduced funding.