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Amina Evangelista Swanepoel

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Love, Sex and Violence in the Time of COVID

But as a reproductive health advocate, I can’t help but think of all the women and young people who normally access our services and now cannot.

Coronavirus: Do Wash Your Hands, Don’t Be Racist!

It is understandable that people are nervous, but there is no need to panic.

Sex and Disasters

Similarly, some people resort to commercial sex work in order to generate income.

Why Do We Tolerate Male Infidelity?

Working in reproductive health in the Philippines, I’m used to people reacting in conservative ways to different aspects of sexuality. When we discuss young people...

What’s In A Name?

“Pwede po ba ako gumamit ng IUD o ng implant kahit wala pa akong baby?” (“Can I get an IUD or an implant even...

Puerto Candidates on RH Issues

Last Saturday I had the opportunity to participate in a Candidates Forum as a panelist asking potential new Puerto Princesa lawmakers their views on...

Help for the Tesico Sisters

By now most Puerto Princesa residents have heard about the fire that razed several homes in Barangay San Miguel last Friday, April 19. Many...

All About My Implant

In 2013 I attended the Women Deliver conference in Kuala Lumpur and was invited to attend a special info session on a hormonal contraceptive...

Questions From Around the World

“Ask k lng po, anu yng fels na nkkputi & nagpplaki ng boobs?” (“I’d like to ask, which pills whiten and make your...

Sexy Time on Valentine’s Day

As corny as it seems to me to plan for sex on a special occasion like Valentine’s Day, data show us that a lot...

Protect Filipino Children

The Philippine House of Representatives recently passed a law lowering the minimum age of criminal responsibility from 15 to 12 years old. Under the...