Teen pregnancies and child marriages have been pressing concerns in the Philippines but the pandemic and the lockdown intended to curb it aggravated the problems, officials and rights advocates say.
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By DESIREE CALUZA BAGUIO CITY— She is a mother to every Cordilleran. To many she is “Mother Petra.” With clenched fists, hers were the hands that nurtured the indigenous peoples’ aspiration to fight for their rights over their land. It is a battle she has been waging in Bontoc, Mt. Province since the dark days […]