Philippines – PH’s restrictive abortion laws lead to unsafe abortion, deaths

By: Cristina Eloisa Baclig
June 29, 2022

MANILA, Philippines—Last week, in a historic decision, the US Supreme Court shocked the world as it officially overturned the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling recognizing women’s constitutional right to abortion.

The 1973 ruling in the landmark Supreme Court case known as Roe v. Wide guarantees a woman’s right to an abortion in the United States in the absence of any federal laws on the procedure.