The book launch of “The RH Bill Story” was held on 28 November at 6PM at SEA Junction showed as arguably the RH Law was the most divisive in the legislative history of the Philippines, provoking heated discussions on sex, gender, contraceptives, abortion, women’s rights, population control, and poverty alleviation. The author Marilen J. Danguilan presented the book and gave us a summary of the book’s detailed narration of what actually took place during the Senate and House debates. What was actually said, or not said, the assertions, the rebuttals, the continuing attacks and defenses – offer intriguing insights into how contentious laws were passed in the country.


Photo by Rosalia Sciortino, Kanyawee Seedabut and Tipakson Manpati