Youth-led participation of religious sector in reducing teenage pregnancies

Providing access to the right information on adolescent sexual reproductive health (ASRH), family planning, and education through traditional and cultural approaches to reduce teenage pregnancies—this is the vision of Janifah Unda, 24, a youth leader in Masiu, Lanao del Sur. She takes part in the Zuellig Family Foundation’s (ZFF) Youth Leadership and Governance Program (YLGP), […]

‘Girls Not Brides Act’ reinforces ZFF’s ASRH initiatives

The Senate of the Philippines passed unanimously the “Girls Not Brides Act” or Senate Bill No. 1371, after the third reading. Sen. Risa Hontiveros, who chairs the Senate Committee on Women, Children, Family Relations and Gender Equality, filed the bill in March 2020. Quoting data from the United Children’s Fund (Unicef), Hontiveros said on her […]