PHL, Indonesia, UNFPA boost Muslim youth’s reproductive health learning

As POPCOM launches Islamic values-based module for gender, health education Proponents and stakeholders on adolescents’ sexual reproductive health (SRH) in the Philippines and Indonesia are advancing the knowledge of Muslim youth on the subject with the recent launch of the Comprehensive Gender and Health Education for Youth (CGHEY) Module. After three years of preparation, consultations… Read More PHL, Indonesia, UNFPA boost Muslim youth’s reproductive health learning

POPCOM: 1 out of 4 Pinoys cite violence vs women as top concern during pandemic

As the entire world celebrates Women’s Month this March, the Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM) renews its call for special protection of Filipino women, especially in the time of a raging pandemic. Recently, POPCOM disclosed the results of a recent Social Weather Stations survey, which revealed that 1 out of 4, or 25%, of… Read More POPCOM: 1 out of 4 Pinoys cite violence vs women as top concern during pandemic

Filipino minors pregnancy rises up, POPCOM calls for prevention

MANILA The latest civil-registry statistics for 2019 from the Philippine Statistics Authority revealed that births among girls ages 15 years old and below have gone up by 7%, compared to 2018. This is the ninth year since 2011 that this figure has continued to rise, the Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM) warned. The government… Read More Filipino minors pregnancy rises up, POPCOM calls for prevention