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Birth Control in the Philippines

Clip: 06/11/2015 | 8m 56s

A law enacted last year in the predominantly Catholic Philippines requires public health facilities to offer free contraceptive services to everyone who wants them. The Catholic church strongly opposed the law. But supporters say the law is necessary to control the Philippines’ soaring population which, they say, is the principal cause of the country’s poverty.

Aired: 06/11/15

Rating: NR

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