Essay on Perceptions of College Students Toward Rh Bill

3693 Words Feb 2nd, 2014 15 Pages

The Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health Act of 2012 (Republic Act No. 10354), informally known as the Reproductive Health Law or RH Bill, is a law in the Philippines, which guarantees universal access to methods on contraception, fertility control, sexual education, and maternal care.

While there is general agreement about its provisions on maternal and child health, there is great debate on its mandate that the Philippine government and the private sector will fund and undertake widespread distribution of family planning devices such as condoms, birth control pills, and IUDs, as the government continues to disseminate information on their use through all health care centers.

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This study provides a framework that could serve as a guide for individuals in order to promote wellness in certain stage of life. It comprises of broad topics namely: family planning, safe motherhood, male and female reproductive health, prevention of Sexually Transmitted Disease, and other areas. The main purpose of this study was to facilitate a process by which certain age groups are empowered to increase awareness and to take their action to better meet their own reproductive health needs and for attaining a better quality of life.


The issue of reproductive health in Philippines was controversial as seen in many articles and publications. The curiosity about the controversy motivated the researcher to seek what is unknown and to justify the problem through a means of research. Furthermore, many young adolescents were increasingly

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