Tags: population control

The experience of India may be a case in point in warning all the poor women and men in the Philippines that such step is just a beginning in policy changes that may hamper gender equality and women empowerment. It requires people’s vigilance as to remind us of India’s case. India has been a population control/reproductive health project of the USA and Europe where these countries take history of policies along population control for the global consumption.

“Population control defeats the rights-based, health-based, pro-poor characteristics of the RH Bill. As we call for the removal of population control provisions in the RH bill, the retention of pro-poor provisions lifted from Gabriela’s Comprehensive RH bill is non-negotiable.” – GWP Rep. Luz Ilagan