The responsible parenthood and reproductive health act of 2012 (republic act no 10354), informally known as the reproductive health law or rh bill, is a law in the philippines, which guarantees universal access to methods on contraception, fertility control, sexual education, and maternal care. Reproductive health law is historical victory for filipino women 10 january 2013 after 14 years of being stuck in congress due to strong catholic opposition, the reproductive health (rh) law, or responsible parenthood and reproductive health act of 2012 was finally signed into law on december 21, 2012 by president benigno aquino iii the passing of the bill. Quezon city, philippines — the battle over a ground-breaking reproductive health bill is heating up in the philippines, a country where the influential roman catholic church's opposition to artificial birth control has long held sway a measure to provide government-funded family planning. A “reproductive health” bill that would mandate sex education in schools and subsidize contraceptives will be “tragic and catastrophic” for filipinos if it is passed into law, the philippines’ catholic bishops said. Latest draft (01 february 2011) 15th congress - house bill 4244 (full text, consolidated rh bill, hb 4244) rina jimenez david said.
Rappler is a social news network our stories provide perspective, inspire community engagement, smart conversations, & action for social change. 26 thoughts on “ reproductive health bill: fact sheet and explanatory note ” mendicant_bias december 29, 2009 at 4:10 am before i begin my deconstructive statements, let me first say that from the way those against the bill are writing their comments, i can infer that they are ignorant of many things, including grammar. Abortion is illegal in the philippines birth control and related health services have long been available to those who can afford to pay for them through the private medical system, but 70 percent of the population is too poor and depends on heavily subsidized care.
Philippines 'reproductive health bill' has been stymied by the catholic church for years with contraceptives unaffordable to many, population and poverty soar. Family planning is widely practised in asia, but it remains controversial in the philippines the congress there is debating a bill that would make contracep. Who's afraid of reproductive health alicor l panao the up forum volume 9 number 5 september-october 2008 does faith come into play among filipinos in decisions concerning reproductive health according to a march 2007 ulat ng bayan survey conducted by pulse asia for the philippine legislative committee on population and.
Today, may 16, 2011, six days before the public debate about reproductive health (rh) bill will be set on national television this controversial bill has divided the nation- those who were pro and anti have already presented their sides: iglesia ni cristo has come out with its decision in support of the rh bill government. Anti-life ‘reproductive health’ bill pushed back again in philippines adam cassandra philippines, reproductive health bill march 21, 2012 (hliworldwatchorg) - pro-lifers in the philippines are claiming another victory today as a vote on the reproductive health (rh) bill threatening to force taxpayers to fund contraceptive and abortifacient. House, senate pass reproductive health bill in philippines dec 18, 2012 “lawmakers on monday approved legislation calling for government-funded contraception and sex education classes in the philippines, a first in the heavily catholic nation,” cnn reports (12/17) the house of representatives and the senate approved the reproductive health (rh) bill. 1 to respond to the clamor of the philippine population who want the reproductive health care bill passed into law filipinos are clamoring for the passage of the reproductive health care bill (rh bill) into law.
The philippines has recently passed a law on responsible parenthood and reproductive health after several decades of controversy and public debate. The health reproductive bill in the philippines respresents a billthat is passed to have better access to health in the countryespecially for women and children needing it.
Story highlights reproductive health bill would make birth control free for poor in philippines catholic church has opposed bill. The image above was posted in tumblr to honor the brave pro-life students of up diliman, who staged the july 1 silent protest against the rh bill the photo was posted together with the article written below: anti-life (pro-rh bill) groups mounted a rally within the up diliman campus to show that the university of. And this is why a group of 27 up economics professors is supporting the reproductive health bill now being debated in congress “caught between a hard church and a soft state are the overwhelming majority of filipinos who affirm the importance of helping women and couples control the size of their families and the. (updated 9:24 pm) a considerable majority of filipinos, 69 percent, agree with the reproductive health (rh) bill pending in congress, said pollster pulse asia the survey conducted in october showed that: 69 percent agreed with the rh bill 7 percent opposed the bill while 24 percent could not say if they agree or disagree with the bill.