Risa Hontiveros

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In this Manila ‘baby factory,’ why women put up with crowding four to a bed


Delivering in one of the world’s most crowded maternity wards may be miserable, but the birth control these women can access afterward makes it worth it to them. Maybe, they say, they won’t have to come back, or at least so soon.

The World

Catholic leaders battle against free birth control in the Philippines