Friday, October 17, 2008

71% of Filipino adults favor passage of Reproductive Health Bill

Seventy-one percent of Filipino adults favor the passage of the Reproductive Health Bill, while 76 percent want family planning education in public schools, the latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey revealed.

The Reproductive Health, Responsible Parenthood, and Population Development Act of 2008 or House bill No. 5043 makes artificial contraceptives more accessible to the public through health programs and calls for sex education in schools, among others.

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