Posts Tagged ‘United Nations Population Fund’

Baby girl’s birth sees Philippines population top 100 million Comments 0

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

The population of the Philippines topped 100 million on Sunday with the birth of a girl called Chanolyn in a Manila hospital. The baby girl was given a cake, infant clothes and other gifts by health and population commission officers. She is the daughter of Dailin Cabigayan, a resident of Sampaloc, Manila. Baby Chonalyn is Read more

Philippines Catholics rally against birth control bill Comments 0

Tuesday, August 7th, 2012

Nuns and priests in Manila have led a rally of around 10,000 Catholics in protest against a proposed birth control bill that would provide free contraceptives and introduce reproductive health and sexuality classes in schools. The protesters, many dressed in red, gathered at a Catholic shrine to voice opposition to the  bill, which would also Read more