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PREVENT TEEN PREGNANCY, BOOST SEX ED– GATCHALIAN

Following the issuance of an executive order declaring the prevention of teenage pregnancy as a national priority, Senator Win Gatchalian reiterated the need to address existing gaps in delivering comprehensive sexuality education (CSE), which is highlighted in the passage of the Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health (RPRH) Act of 2012 (Republic Act 10354). The RPRH […]

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MOBILIZE SCHOOLS VS TEEN PREGNANCY – GATCHALIAN

Following the Commission on Population and Development’s (POPCOM) report that pregnancies among minors aged 10-14 was up by 7 percent in 2019 compared to the previous year, Senator Win Gatchalian is calling for a more aggressive government response to prevent young girls from being pregnant and falling in the trap of “intergenerational poverty.” Gatchalian also […]

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RIZAL SOLON: PASS TEEN PREGNANCY PREVENTION ACT

Rizal 2nd District Rep. Fidel Nograles reiterated his call for Congress to pass a measure that will create a national policy on teenage pregnancy prevention amid reports that about 40 to 50 Filipino children aged 10 to 14 years old give birth every week. The Commission on Population and Development (PopCom) also said that an […]

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CURB TEEN PREGNANCY – GATCHALIAN

As the country celebrates National Women’s Month this March, Senator Win Gatchalian also stressed on the need to curb teen pregnancy. Gatchalian zeroed in on teen pregnancy as it is considered a leading factor on why girls drop out of school. According to the Philippine Statistics Authority’s (PSA) Annual Poverty Indicators Survey 2017, “marriage or […]