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Are you passionate about learning and working towards the realization of young people’s sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR)?Are you 18-21 years old, living in Metro Manila? If yes, this is your chance to be part of WGNRR's six (6) month Youth Development Program!...

Why is it important that women be given the freedom to choose whether or not to be mothers? It's funny that we live in a world where basic questions such as this one have to be asked. With regard to motherhood, it is a woman who...

We have Ramona S. Diaz, Director, Producer, Writer, and Co-Editor of Motherland, as our guest. We discuss her previous work, the film, and why reproductive rights are so important in this country. Hear her give advice to women storytellers....

One of the main conservative arguments for the banning of abortion is that it is immoral. It is immoral because terminating a pregnancy would result in the termination of a "life." In other words, the premise of the debate relies on the assumption that the...

What does it mean to be empowered as a woman? One of the goals of female empowerment is to enable women to do what men do, to have the same freedoms and privileges men have. In order to identify which rights women lack, we could...

Let's pretend that you have a dangerous physical condition that has the following symptoms: bleeding, severe nausea and vomiting, headaches, abdominal pain, visual disturbances, swelling, and flu-like symptoms. Now, imagine a scenario where another person, or an organization, actively prevents you from undergoing the treatment you...

Motherhood is a lifelong vocation. From the moment a person decides to become a mother, her life drastically and irrevocably changes in a variety of ways. The person who decides to take on the challenge of motherhood has to make lifestyle adjustments with regard to...

We have come so far, in terms of civility, from where we were about a thousand years ago. Unfortunately, there are some negative aspects of society that remain until today. One of them is misogyny. Misogyny kills thousands of women every day. Some die from honor killings....

Whether or not one is "pro-life" or "pro-choice," can we all agree that pregnancy changes a person's life? It does, doesn't it? Cari Neirenberg, in her article "Body Changes During Pregnancy," interviews Kim Trout, a certified nurse midwife and an assistant professor of women's health...

Most people have never had and will never have to undergo an abortion. Needless to say, most people will never experience the psychological, emotional, and physical difficulties that compel such a decision. This is probably the main reason why some people can't imagine why anyone...