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Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health Act of 2012
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Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health Act of 2012| Congress of the Philippines|
An Act providing for a national policy on Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health| Citation| Republic Act No. 10354|
Territorial extent| Philippines|
Enacted by| House of Representatives of the Philippines|
Date enacted| December 19, 2012|
Enacted by| Senate of the Philippines|
Date enacted| December 19, 2012|
Date signed| December 21, 2012|
Legislative history|
Bill introduced in the House of Representatives of the Philippines| An Act Providing for a Comprehensive Policy on Responsible Parenthood, Reproductive Health, and Population and Development, and for Other Purposes| Bill citation| House Bill 4244|

Introduced by| Edcel Lagman|
First reading| February 21, 2011|
Second reading| December 12, 2012|
Third reading| December 17, 2012|
Bill introduced in the Senate of the Philippines| An Act Providing for a National Policy on Reproductive Health and Population and Development| Bill citation| Senate Bill 2865|
Introduced by| Pia Cayetano|
First reading| June 6, 2011|
Second reading| December 17, 2012|
Third reading| December 17, 2012|
Keywords|
Family planning, reproductive health|
Status: In force|
The Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health Act of 2012 (Republic Act No. 10354), informally known as the Reproductive Health Law, is a law in the Philippines which guarantees universal access to methods on contraception, fertility control, sexual education, and maternal care. While there is general agreement about its provisions on maternal and child health, there is great debate on its mandate that the Philippine government and the private sector will fund and undertake widespread distribution of family planning devices such...

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