Case Studies & Research
Case Studies & Research | 2020

Intersecting injustices: the links between social norms, access to sexual and reproductive health and rights, and violence against women and girls; a study from Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) and Caraga, Philippines

In the Philippines, poor sexual and reproductive health (SRH) of women and girls is a grave public health challenge: one in five girls is a mother by age 19, two-thirds of women are not using any form of birth control, and more than a third of women’s pregnancies are unwanted.