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Advocates gear up for advocacy for food and nutrition security in the 17th Congress

May 5, 2016

April 28, 2016 The Philippine Legislators’ Committee on Population and Development, in partnership with the UN World Food Programme-Philippines (WFP), conducted a policy forum entitled, “Ways forward: Sustaining the policy agenda on food and nutrition security for the next government,” at the Sulo Hotel in Quezon City on April 27. The forum brought together lead […]

iChange goes to Bicol, urges candidates to defend RH

April 28, 2016

April 21, 2016 The Philippine Legislators’ Committee on Population and Development (PLCPD), Commission on Population Region V, Department of Health (DOH)Region V, Population Management Bureau, members of different youth organizations and various community groups in Tabaco City and other municipalities of Albay urged local and national candidates to take all necessary efforts to address the […]

PLCPD to electorate: Vote for pro-RH bets, vote for women and youth

April 18, 2016

April 14, 2016 Advocacy group Philippine Legislators’ Committee on Population and Development (PLCPD) urged voters to elect leaders who will ensure the full implementation of the Reproductive Health and Responsible Parenthood Law. “A vote for pro-RH candidates is a vote for Filipino women and youth who, per government data and public surveys, need most RH […]

PLCPD urges local and national bets to defend RH in Cotabato City forum

April 14, 2016

April 12, 2016 COTABATO CITY – Advocacy group Philippine Legislators’ Committee on Population and Development (PLCPD) challenged national and local candidates to ensure the full implementation of the Reproductive Health Law in a forum today at the El Manuel Hotel and Convention Center. Mr. Rio Magpayo, PLCPD manager for local advocacy, stressed that reproductive health […]

Bets urged to step up efforts to curb rising HIV cases, end stigma

April 1, 2016

April 1, 2016 Advocates called on candidates to adopt a stronger and comprehensive program to address the alarming increase of HIV cases in the country. In a theater-forum organized by the Philippine Legislators’ Committee on Population and Development (PLCPD) on March 31, PLCPD challenged candidates to intensify HIV awareness drives and ensure youth access to […]

Tinig ng bayan pakinggan, RH panindigan!

March 23, 2016

March 23, 2016 After more than one decade in the legislative mill, the Reproductive Health and Responsible Parenthood (RPRH) bill was enacted into law in December 2012. However, the struggle to provide reproductive health information and free family planning services continues as anti-RH forces weaken the implementation of the law. A recent Pulse Asia survey […]

Candidates pledge RH Law implementation in Benguet forum

March 23, 2016

March 23, 2016 The Philippine Legislators’ Committee on Population and Development (PLCPD) hosted a candidates’ forum on reproductive health (RH) on March 17 at the Benguet State University (BSU) in La Trinidad. 15 candidates shared their position on RH during the event: Rep. Emmeline Aglipay-Villar of DIWA Party-List; Gov. Nestor Fongwan; Provincial Board Members Jack […]

Students urge local candidates to address worsening RH situation among Ifugao youth

March 18, 2016

March 18, 2016 Students from Ifugao State University (IFSU) and members of community organizations in Ifugao urged local candidates to take all necessary efforts to address worsening reproductive health (RH) situation among the youth in the province—increasing teenage pregnancies and HIV. The Philippine Legislators’ Committee on Population and Development (PLCPD) hosted the forum in IFSU […]

Groups urge candidates to defend RH

March 15, 2016

March 9, 2016 Several groups challenged national and local candidates to ensure the effective implementation of the Reproductive Health Law in a forum celebrating International Women’s Day today in Puerto Princesa City. The Philippine Legislators’ Committee on Population and Development (PLCPD) led the call, urging bets to defend the right of all, especially women, to […]