1. Do you know anything about birth control?O YesO No
2. Do you approve on RH law? O YesO No
3. Do you think Filipino need this law?O YesO No
4. Do you believe by implementing RH Law might
Reduce population here in the Philippines?O YesO No
5. Have you been tried any kind of birth control?O YesO No 6. Do you approve on Abortion?O YesO No
7. Are you aware of what is written in the RH Law?O YesO No 8. Is there any section or topic about the said Law?
Would you want to give acknowledge at?O YesO No
9 .Do you think that birth control is against life?
10. Have you heard of any side effects in birth control?O YesO No Does this law affect the IT students in STI?O YesO No Do you think that birth control is against the Will of God?O YesO No
*Are you willing to try using any birth control method/contraceptives? Why or why not?
*How can this law affect the IT students in STI?
*What do you know about RH Bill/Law?
*Why do think Filipinos need this law?
*Do you approve on Abortion? Why or why not?
*Do you think that the church needs to interfere about this law? in what way?
*Why do others think that this law is against life? Cite some examples.
*What is your stand in this RH Bill/Law, Pro or Anti? Why?
*As an IT student in STI, what can you do to reduce the population?
Background of Study:
Here in the Philippines, we believe in the saying of our national hero Dr. Jose P. Rizal that “Youth is the hope of our Mother land”. In their hand lies the future generation to follow. But as we see from the situation nowadays, what we are expecting from the youth is the contrary if the saying. Teenagers are prone to pregnancy. Almost every year there is a rapid increase on the number of pregnant youths. One of the major causes of this problem is that most of the youths nowadays grew up in broken homes. Parents either the father or mother of the youths chose to leave their children behind because of the fact that they cannot handle anymore their obligation as parents. In relation to this problem, our government is now working on the Reproductive Health Bill (RH Law) as one of the most effective solution not only to teenage pregnancy but also to the increasing population of our country.
The literature review was conducted to identify risk factors associated with teenage pregnancy and parenthood, including patterns of teenage sexual behaviour, as well as current knowledge about effective strategies in teenage pregnancy prevention. The impact of teenage parenthood on parents and children and ways of supporting pregnant and parenting young women was also explored. The review relied predominantly on Australian literature in order to reflect local issues and perspectives. However, the need to consider more recent or extensive research in some areas required the use of overseas literature, mainly from the US and the UK.Teenage pregnancies in the Philippines surged by 70 percent over one decade, a ranking official of the United Nation Population Fund Agency (UNFPA). Ugochi Daniels, UNFPA country representative, said the rising number of teenage pregnancies in the country is an area of concern that the agency is giving serious attention to, exposing as it does adolescent girls (10 to 19 years old) to high risk. Government statistics on female adolescent pregnancies indicate that the total number of annual births changed little over the preceding 10 years, but the number of teenage pregnancies rose 70 percent, from 114,205 in 1999 to 195,662 in 2009. Based on data compiled from birth certificates, of the 1.75 million live births in...