[Statement] Doctors, Nurses and Midwives Rally Behind RH Provisions

Doctors, Nurses and Midwives Rally Behind RH Provisions 11 December, Manila – In a timely, humane and compassionate manner, 100,000 doctors and nurses, and 167,000 midwives represented by twenty-three (23) health care professional organizations finally showed their in support for the reproductive health bill in a press conference at the Philippine General Hospital today. “We…

[Press Release] Cybercrime law a product of low quality legislation, sloppiness of P-Noy -PM

Cybercrime law a product of low quality legislation, sloppiness of P-Noy Even as authors retracting and proposing amendments to Republic Act No. 10175 or the anti-cybercrime law, the militant Partido ng Manggagawa (PM) advised netizens and the general public to expect more low quality legislation and more blunders from Malacanang. “The cybercrime law was definitely…

[In the news] ‘Put RH bill to a vote now’ -PhilStar.com

‘Put RH bill to a vote now’ The Philippine Star September 09, 2012 MANILA, Philippines – Stop the dilatory tactics and simply put the Reproductive Health (RH) bill to a vote. This was the challenge issued yesterday by Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago to her colleagues in the Senate and House of Representatives to determine once and…

[People] Last lap for the RH Bill? By Walden Bello

Afterthoughts Last lap for the RH Bill? By Walden Bello Philippine Daily Inquirer August 27, 2012 With Congress resuming deliberations after the nation was united in response to the unending rains of early August and brought together in mourning the untimely departure of DILG Secretary Jesse Robredo, the battle over the Reproductive Health (RH) Bill…

[In the news] House ends debates on RH bill -RAPPLER.com

House ends debates on RH bill. By Carmela Fonbuena August 6, 2012 MANILA, Philippines (UPDATE) – Despite objections, the House of Representatives on Monday, August 6, voted to terminate debates on House Bill 4244, better known as the Reproductive Health bill, raising the chance of the controversial measure being passed in the current 15th Congress.…

[Petition] Save our RH Bill! -AVAAZ.org

Dear friends across the Philippines, In days, our Congress could take the pivotal step of securing universal access to birth control and maternal care for all Filipinos — but the powerful religious lobby and its political allies could kill it unless we act now. Sign this urgent petition so the House of Representatives secures birth…