Day: March 21, 2013

Advocates slam suspension of RH Law

“This latest step is just another indication of (the Church’s) refusal to heed the views of a majority of our people. It is sad that the Supreme Court should be instrumental in revoking human rights already claimed by our people under the RH law.” – UP Center for Women’s Studies, UP Law Center Institute of Human Rights

Related story Voters urged to go for pro-RH candidates

By RONALYN V. OLEA MANILA – A coalition of advocates for reproductive health (RH) called on voters to support pro-RH local and national candidates and to shun those against it. Rom Dongeto, executive director of the Philippine Legislators’ Committee on Population and Development Foundation, Inc. (PLCPD), said Filipinos should protect and defend the gains…