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POPCOM: Next admin should continue to fuel FP’s momentumRPRH must also be tackled in pre-election debates, candidates’ plans With about a month to go before the national and local elections, the Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM) strongly advocates for the next administration’s continuity of the country’s family planning program, as more Filipinos in recent continue reading : PRESS RELEASE:

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UPPI prof: PHL’s window on demographic opportunity closing fastOnly 3 out of 17 regions are ready to benefit from economic dividends The Philippines is in an ideal position to achieve its much-pursued demographic dividend in the near future, but needs to improve on some socioeconomic preconditions before its window of opportunity closes soon. This was continue reading : PRESS RELEASE:

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The Challenge Initiative intensifies partnerships with cities to reduce teenage pregnancy The Challenge Initiative Philippines (TCI) increased its partner cities from three in 2020 to 13 only a year later after its launch. Through the strengthening of the program amid the COVID-19 pandemic, TCI engaged, trained, and capacitated local governments in implementing Adolescent and Youth continue reading : PRESS RELEASE:

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POPCOM: Adolescent pregnancies in PHL drop by 13% in 2020 Sexual behavior changes, Covid concerns drive teen birth rate down to 31% The number of births among adolescent mothers in the country in 2020 went down by 23,855—a 13% drop which set a 17-year record for the sharpest decrease in births in women under 20 continue reading : PRESS RELEASE

PRESS RELEASE: POPCOM: R.A. 11596 a positive development for Filipino children’s future, wellbeing

POPCOM: R.A. 11596 a positive dev’t for Filipino children’s future, wellbeing(Statement on the recently signed law prohibiting the practice of child marriages) The Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM) has commended President Rodrigo Roa Duterte for formalizing the landmark passage of Republic Act 11596, otherwise known as “An Act Prohibiting the Practice of Child Marriage,” continue reading : PRESS RELEASE: POPCOM: R.A. 11596 a positive development for Filipino children’s future, wellbeing