POPCOM: Pandemic causes decline in 2020 births Numbers lowest in 34 years

The Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM) cited a significant drop in the number of births in 2020, with just 1,516,042 million registered in the country—the lowest number registered since 1986, when only 1,493,995 Filipinos were born—based on a preliminary report of the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) in June 2021. Based on figures released by continue reading : POPCOM: Pandemic causes decline in 2020 births Numbers lowest in 34 years

POPCOM hails Senate for passage of bill vs. statutory rape As measure will bolster implementation of E.O. 141

 The Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM) lauds the Philippine Senate for its passage of Senate Bill (S.B.) 2332, which elevates the age of sexual consent from 12 to 16 and redefines rape under the Revised Penal Code. POPCOM said the bill complements, and will further boost the rollout, of the recently enacted Executive Order continue reading : POPCOM hails Senate for passage of bill vs. statutory rape As measure will bolster implementation of E.O. 141

World Contraception Day 2021: Mas madaling pag-access sa mga serbisyong ‘family planning’ at pamamahagi ng contraceptives, pinanawagan sa kabila ng pandemya

Lubhang pinahina ng pandemiya ang pagsasagawa ng mga serbisyo ukol sa pagpa-plano ng pamilya o “family planning,” at ang pamimigay ng “contraceptives” sa buong bansa, na nagdulot ng masamang epekto sa kagalingan o “well-being” ng mga pamilya at kababaihang Pilipino. Dahil naantala sa mga prayoridad ngayong pandemya, itinutulak ng Komisyon sa Populasyon at Pagpapaunlad (Commission continue reading : World Contraception Day 2021: Mas madaling pag-access sa mga serbisyong ‘family planning’ at pamamahagi ng contraceptives, pinanawagan sa kabila ng pandemya