10 months DepEd summit to discuss early pregnancy among other topics MB
By Merlina Hernando-Malipot In an effort to empower the youth to make informed choices, the Department of Education (DepEd) will hold a summit to discuss the education, health, and development dimensions on the issues on early pregnancy this month. Education Secretary Leonor Briones(DepEd / MANILA BULLETIN) Education Secretary Leonor Briones, in an interview with the Manila Bulletin, said that among the biggest priorities of DepEd this year is to hold a summit that would discuss early pregnancy and its impact to learners – especially girls. “Teenage pregnancy is one of the biggest factors when it comes to dropout rates,” Briones ... more