POPCOM’s Message during the 2021 State of the World Population Report Launch

United Nations Representative Gustavo Gonzales United Nations Population Fund Philippine Representative Dr. Leila Joudane Socioeconomic Planning UnderSecretary Jose Miguel Dela Rosa Stakeholders and advocates of population and development Fellow workers in government Esteemed partners from the media Ladies and Gentlemen

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STATE OF WORLD POPULATION 2021: UNFPA, POPCOM advocates for policies and programs that protect teens’ right to bodily autonomy

(19 May 2021) Despite registering encouraging numbers in the level of Filipino women’s decision-making on healthcare, sexual and reproductive health, and rights (SRHR), the country’s 20 million-plus young people continue to struggle in implementing their rights to bodily autonomy as practices of child marriage, experiences of gender-based violence, and lack of access to credible information continue reading : STATE OF WORLD POPULATION 2021: UNFPA, POPCOM advocates for policies and programs that protect teens’ right to bodily autonomy

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POPCOM to ‘pantry’ organizers: Consider giving condoms, pills

The Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM) strongly encourages proponents of community pantries to include contraceptives such as condoms and pills as necessary goods in their distribution activities. The Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM) strongly encourages proponents of community pantries to include contraceptives such as condoms and pills as necessary goods in their distribution continue reading : POPCOM to ‘pantry’ organizers: Consider giving condoms, pills

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PHL commits to prioritize health, nutrition, FP at UN meet: Filipino ambassador to head UN population body in 2022

The Philippines is keen on strengthening efforts on family planning, as well as population and development (POPDEV), as government agencies led by the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) and the Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM) strongly commit to advance and protect gains of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) Program of continue reading : PHL commits to prioritize health, nutrition, FP at UN meet: Filipino ambassador to head UN population body in 2022

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Philippine Statement on the 54th Session of the Commission on Population and Development

(19 April 2021) delivered by Secretary Karl Kendrick Chua of the National Economic and Development Authority.  Mr. Chair, Excellencies, the Government of the Philippines strongly commits to protect and advance the gains of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) Program of Action, especially during this pandemic. (19 April 2021) delivered by Secretary Karl continue reading : Philippine Statement on the 54th Session of the Commission on Population and Development

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