8 months Senate to tackle bill seeking to curb number of teenage pregnancies Senate to tackle bill seeking to curb number of teenage pregnancies
By Vanne Elaine Terrazola  The Senate is set to start debating on the bill seeking to curb the growing number of teenage pregnancies in the country. Sen. Risa Hontiveros (Senator Risa Hontiveros / Facebook / MANILA BULLETIN) Sen. Risa Hontiveros, Committee on Women, Children, Family Relations and Gender Equality, recently sponsored in the plenary the Senate Bill No. 1334, or the proposed “Prevention of Adolescent Pregnancy Act”. The bill was contained in Committee Report No. 45, which consolidates the proposals filed by Hontiveros, and Sens. Sonny Angara, Leila de Lima, Imee Marcos, and Ramon Revilla Jr. “The bill recognizes the ... more