Reproductive health is not just a poor woman’s concern. Many brush off the need for the RH Bill thinking that it is only about sex and only for women who cannot afford to purchase modern contraception pills and condoms. But reproductive health is everyone’s concern. Think about every person you know (or are related to) who has had: a) an unwanted pregnancy, b) an additional pregnancy they could not afford, c) has considered terminating a pregnancy, or d) who has suffered from pregnancy-related complications and you will know that RH should concern every person who is able to bring life into the world and bear what should be the joyful responsibility of caring for it.
Read on for a no-nonsense run down of what the RH Bill means and why it’s relevant to you.
Learn more about the RH Bill with these articles:
- P-Noy deprioritizes the RH Bill; Sen. Pia Cayetano says this indicates an indecisive leadership. Do you agree?
- Risa Hontiveros-Baraquel Answers the CBCP Pastoral Letter Challenging the Reproductive Health Bill
- 5 Misconceptions about the Reproductive Health Bill
- 5 Things Anyone Can Do to Support the RH Bill