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New law paves way for change in Philippines

A new reproductive health law brings about social change, but the Roman Catholic Church opposes it.
Last Modified: 21 Jan 2013 10:43

Major social change is underway in Philippines.

A new reproductive health law is paving the way for reform, providing sex education in schools and easy access to birth control. 

But, although many people welcome the legislation, the roman Catholic Church remains staunchly opposed. 

Al Jazeera's Marga Ortigas reports from Manila. 

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