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Birth control law in the Philippines signals a liberal shift

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May 2, 2014
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Millions of poor people in the Philippines will have access to free contraceptives and family planning advice for the first time after the nation's top court approved a controversial birth control law. Duration: 02:16 Video provided by AFP


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