POPCOM chief: Gains, losses mark PHL’s march in achieving SDGs

The COVID-19 pandemic created an unmistakable demarcation line in the country’s progress for attaining the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), despite the current administration’s amplified efforts on sexual and reproductive health rights and services (SRHRS) as well as population and development (POPDEV) figuring prominently its 10-point socioeconomic agenda. Speaking at the 55th session of the… Read More POPCOM chief: Gains, losses mark PHL’s march in achieving SDGs

4.3M more Pinoys become poorer due to pandemic

By Rocaya Sumndad Otical POVERTY IN PANDEMIC-PLAGUED AREAS RATES 5X UP WHILE REGIONS LEAST AFFECTED LIFT 800K FROM ECONOMIC WOES The ongoing pandemic has manifested its polarizing effects on Filipinos’ socioeconomic standing, as it pushed more than 4 million individuals deeper into poverty, while lifting some 800,000 out of economic hardships. According to recent Philippine… Read More 4.3M more Pinoys become poorer due to pandemic