This is a blog for the Mental Health Policy Class at the George Warren Brown School of Social Work.

September 6, 2007

Abortion in the Philippines: a national secret

The backstreet abortions . . . may become more common as a United States government aid program plans to stop distributing contraceptives in the Philippines in 2008. This will leave birth control up to the government which under the influence of Catholic bishops advocates unreliable natural birth control methods rather than the pill and condoms.

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