New law paves way for change in Philippines

A new reproductive health law brings about social change, but the Roman Catholic Church opposes it.

    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. 

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    All Hail The Algorithm

    All Hail The Algorithm

    A five-part series exploring the impact of algorithms on our everyday lives.

    The priceless racism of the Duke of Edinburgh

    The priceless racism of the Duke of Edinburgh

    Prince Philip has done the world an extraordinary service by exposing the racist hypocrisy of "Western civilisation".

    China will determine the future of Venezuela

    China will determine the future of Venezuela

    There are a number of reasons why Beijing continues to back Maduro's government despite suffering financial losses.