Teenage pregnancy has been a worldwide issue that needs to be confronted to mitigate the problems of maternal adolescent childbearing, especially in the third world countries, especially in the Philippines. It is considered as one of the major problems of the government is facing until now.
According to the government statistics records, teenage pregnancy cases rise to 70% over 10 years only. These alarming cases caught the attention of some lawmakers. The very best example solution that the government made this past year was the passage of RH Bill or the Reproductive Health Bill.
This bill aims to free access of use of contraceptives, fertility control, sexual education, and maternal care. The government conceived this as the solution to the problem. Others may see it as helpful, but others also contradict it. Teenage pregnancy is continue growing and really affects out economic status.