Philippines introduces sexuality education in schools but blocks condom distribution

In January, the President of the Philippines issued an executive order to implement gender-sensitive sexuality education in schools. However, while health ministers recognize that HIV is prevalent among younger people who indulge in risky clandestine sexual behavior, certain senators felt that distributing condoms among the youth would only encourage sex between them. Accordingly, they chose to block the much-needed public health initiative. Source: http://bit.ly/2posrvM