Comprehensive Sex Education Remains Controversial in the Philippines 

Voice of America

Advocates for comprehensive sex education say the lack of lessons for many youths is one of the reasons one out of 10 births in the Philippines is by a mother younger than 19.


PHILIPPINES: Fear and Whispers Swirl amid HIV Epidemic

Coco Dollanganger

Public health agencies and the Catholic Church are caught in a moral battle as HIV infection rates continue to rise. Family members of the deceased, who frequently fail to get tested, are left only with questions.


Philippine President-Elect Takes on Catholic Church Over Birth Control

Shuhei Omi

Filipino politicians have avoided clashing with the Catholic Church in the past, but the country's president-elect doesn't seem to be too concerned.

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