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5 December 2019
Press Release
5 December 2019, Quezon City, The Philippines - Marginalized pre-adolescents such as children with disabilities and those living in hard-to-reach areas are facing significantly harder development... Read more
3 December 2019
Press Release
“Muslim families have the freedom to decide on the health services they receive,” Interim Chief Minister Ahod Ebrahim Cotabato City, the Philippines, 3 December 2019 - With the support from the... Read more
27 November 2019
Press Release
In the wake of commitments made by the Philippines at the Nairobi Summit on ICPD25, the Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) have today... Read more
6 November 2019
Press Release
As the Philippines will send its delegation to Kenya for the ICPD+25 Nairobi Summit next week, the country launches today the “Humans of ICPD” photo exhibit at the Philippine Heart Center, Quezon... Read more
15 October 2019
News
As the second anniversary of the “liberation” of Marawi City from the siege by an ISIS-inspired terrorist group approaches on 17 October, Jasmerah Comadug, a 23-year-old teacher,  welcomed women and... Read more
11 October 2019
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Lanao del Sur, Philippines - “In Bangsamoro, children are often married off very early. My mom was just 4 years old when she got engaged.  My cousin was 8 years old,” said Sam Guro, 30, Local Youth... Read more
19 August 2019
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Maguindanao, Philippines – 30-year-old, Suraida Tugay was nine months pregnant as an ongoing conflict in Maguindanao displaced her and her family. She was staying in an evacuation center in July and... Read more
19 August 2019
News
Manila, Philippines - “No young woman wants to get pregnant and have that responsibility at such an early age,” said Mindy*, 18, a Nazarene devotee and youth advocate who works at a local NGO... Read more
6 August 2019
Press Release
Maguindanao, Philippines, 6 August 2019 — The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) with support from the Australian Government is providing life-saving reproductive health supplies and medical... Read more
11 July 2019
Statement
Want to improve women’s lives and countries’ prospects for prosperity?  Expand contraceptive choice. Her life. Her choice. Our future.   Women have a right to make their own decisions about whether,... Read more

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