Young people are more comfortable talking with their peers than adult, especially when it comes to sex. That is why a peer support system is so important in Palawan where teen pregnancy rates are high and reproductive health knowledge is low.
In Hong Kong and feeling like you need a release? Join us for an evening of fun or a good cause. Friday June 21st, 7-9pm, The Hive.
Last week Hong Kong Development Committee members participated in a bartending competition at Play nightclub on our behalf. It was a great turnout for all us and the two other charities involved, with old acquaintances and new friends of Roots of Health coming together to drink for a good cause.
“I don’t have a right to vote.” I stood in the hot, meeting area in Aplaya, our community by the sea, in the middle of an education seminar, surrounded by 30 women and a few men and stared in disbelief.
When our midwife was alerted to an issue with a newborn’s cord, she soon discovered that it was not the newborn that was in need to critical medical attention, but the mother.
The Reproductive Health Bill that has been languishing in the House of Representatives for the last 15 years has finally been voted on!