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  •  - Some of the 14 Cabiya-an siblings sleep side by side in a cramped one bedroom shanty in Manila

    Some of the 14 Cabiya-an siblings sleep side by side in a cramped one bedroom shanty in Manila

    Posted: 10/2/2012 6:37:52 PM EST
    Some of the 14 Cabiya-an siblings sleep side by side in a cramped one bedroom shanty in Manila September 12, 2012. The household's daily income is $6 USD. Pitting himself against the teachings of the country's powerful Catholic church, Philippine President Benigno Aquino, a Catholic like 80 percent of the population, has thrown his support behind a reproductive health bill that will, if passed, guarantee access to free birth control and promote sex education. Picture taken September 12, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
  •  - Birthday greetings and drawings by some of the children of Filipino housewife Liza Cabiya-an, are seen pasted on a wall of their cramped one-bedroom apartment in a slum community of Paco in Manila

    Birthday greetings and drawings by some of the children of Filipino housewife Liza Cabiya-an, are seen pasted on a wall of their cramped one-bedroom apartment in a slum community of Paco in Manila

    Posted: 10/2/2012 6:37:52 PM EST
    Birthday greetings and drawings by some of the children of Filipino housewife Liza Cabiya-an, are seen pasted on a wall of their cramped one bedroom shanty in a slum community of Paco in Manila September 12, 2012. Pitting himself against the teachings of the country's powerful Catholic church, Philippine President Benigno Aquino, a Catholic like 80 percent of the population, has thrown his support behind a reproductive health bill that will, if passed, guarantee access to free birth control and promote sex education. Picture taken September 12, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
  •  - Filipino housewife Liza Cabiya-an, a mother of 14 children aged between 22 and 11 months, smiles during a break from her part time laundry and cleaning jobs in Makati, Metro Manila

    Filipino housewife Liza Cabiya-an, a mother of 14 children aged between 22 and 11 months, smiles during a break from her part time laundry and cleaning jobs in Makati, Metro Manila

    Posted: 10/2/2012 6:37:52 PM EST
    Filipino housewife Liza Cabiya-an, a mother of 14 children aged between 22 and 11 months, smiles during a break from her part time laundry and cleaning jobs which she does to augment her family's monthly income of $44 US dollars, in Makati, Metro Manila September 25, 2012. Pitting himself against the teachings of the country's powerful Catholic church, Philippine President Benigno Aquino, a Catholic like 80 percent of the population, has thrown his support behind a reproductive health bill that will, if passed, guarantee access to free birth control and promote sex education. Picture taken September 25, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
  •  - Mothers stay with their babies at a ward of Jose Fabella maternity hospital in Manila

    Mothers stay with their babies at a ward of Jose Fabella maternity hospital in Manila

    Posted: 10/2/2012 6:37:52 PM EST
    Mothers stay with their babies at a ward of Jose Fabella maternity hospital in Manila September 12, 2012. There are around 300 mothers on the ward at one time with around 75-100 babies born every 24 hours. Mothers can stay for up to three days at the ward. Pitting himself against the teachings of the country's powerful Catholic church, Philippine President Benigno Aquino, a Catholic like 80 percent of the population, has thrown his support behind a reproductive health bill that will, if passed, guarantee access to free birth control and promote sex education. Picture taken September 12, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
  •  - Mothers stay with their babies at a ward of Jose Fabella maternity hospital in Manila

    Mothers stay with their babies at a ward of Jose Fabella maternity hospital in Manila

    Posted: 10/2/2012 6:37:52 PM EST
    Mothers stay with their babies at a ward of Jose Fabella maternity hospital in Manila September 12, 2012. There are around 300 mothers on the ward at one time with around 75-100 babies born every 24 hours. Mothers can stay for up to three days at the ward. Pitting himself against the teachings of the country's powerful Catholic church, Philippine President Benigno Aquino, a Catholic like 80 percent of the population, has thrown his support behind a reproductive health bill that will, if passed, guarantee access to free birth control and promote sex education. Picture taken September 12, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
  •  - Newborn babies get warmed up from a halogen lamp inside a paediatric ward in Philippines' Jose Fabella maternity hospital in Manila

    Newborn babies get warmed up from a halogen lamp inside a paediatric ward in Philippines' Jose Fabella maternity hospital in Manila

    Posted: 10/2/2012 6:37:52 PM EST
    Newborn babies get warmed up from a halogen lamp inside a paediatric ward in Philippines' Jose Fabella maternity hospital in Manila August 5, 2012. Pitting himself against the teachings of the country's powerful Catholic church, Philippine President Benigno Aquino, a Catholic like 80 percent of the population, has thrown his support behind a reproductive health bill that will, if passed, guarantee access to free birth control and promote sex education. Picture taken August 5, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
  •  - A midwife teaches post-partum mothers the use of Cycle Beads for the Standard Days family planning method at Jose Fabella maternity hospital in Manila

    A midwife teaches post-partum mothers the use of Cycle Beads for the Standard Days family planning method at Jose Fabella maternity hospital in Manila

    Posted: 10/2/2012 6:37:52 PM EST
    A midwife teaches post-partum mothers the use of Cycle Beads for the Standard Days family planning method at Jose Fabella maternity hospital in Manila September 12, 2012. The Standard Days Method is a fertility awareness based family planning method that identifies a fixed fertile window for women. Pitting himself against the teachings of the country's powerful Catholic church, Philippine President Benigno Aquino, a Catholic like 80 percent of the population, has thrown his support behind a reproductive health bill that will, if passed, guarantee access to free birth control and promote sex education. Picture taken September 12, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
  •  - Health workers show the proper use of a condom during a family planning session held in the Likhaan centre, an NGO clinic in Tondo, Manila

    Health workers show the proper use of a condom during a family planning session held in the Likhaan centre, an NGO clinic in Tondo, Manila

    Posted: 10/2/2012 6:37:52 PM EST
    Health workers show the proper use of a condom during a family planning session held in the Likhaan centre, an NGO clinic in Tondo, Manila August 6, 2012. The housewives, who brought along their children, reacted enthusiastically to the session. After attendance, they are offered free contraception, such as pills or condoms. Pitting himself against the teachings of the country's powerful Catholic church, Philippine President Benigno Aquino, a Catholic like 80 percent of the population, has thrown his support behind a reproductive health bill that will, if passed, guarantee access to free birth control and promote sex education. Picture taken August 6, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
  •  - A health worker inserts a contraceptive implant into an housewife's arm during a Family Planning fair conducted by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Tondo, Manila

    A health worker inserts a contraceptive implant into an housewife's arm during a Family Planning fair conducted by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Tondo, Manila

    Posted: 10/2/2012 6:37:52 PM EST
    A health worker inserts a contraceptive implant into an housewife's arm during a Family Planning fair conducted by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Tondo, Manila July 11, 2012. Pitting himself against the teachings of the country's powerful Catholic church, Philippine President Benigno Aquino, a Catholic like 80 percent of the population, has thrown his support behind a reproductive health bill that will, if passed, guarantee access to free birth control and promote sex education. Picture taken July 11, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
  •  - Housewives hold their babies while waiting for a free paediatric check-up at a local government health centre in Manila

    Housewives hold their babies while waiting for a free paediatric check-up at a local government health centre in Manila

    Posted: 10/2/2012 6:37:52 PM EST
    Housewives hold their babies while waiting for a free paediatric check-up at a local government health centre in Manila August 6, 2012. About 50 people come through a day to have their babies checked for common illnesses such as diarrhoea and colds. Pitting himself against the teachings of the country's powerful Catholic church, Philippine President Benigno Aquino, a Catholic like 80 percent of the population, has thrown his support behind a reproductive health bill that will, if passed, guarantee access to free birth control and promote sex education. Picture taken August 6, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
  •  - Nuns walk near San Agustin church in Manila

    Nuns walk near San Agustin church in Manila

    Posted: 10/2/2012 6:37:52 PM EST
    Nuns walk near San Agustin church in Manila September 30, 2012. Pitting himself against the teachings of the country's powerful Catholic church, Philippine President Benigno Aquino, a Catholic like 80 percent of the population, has thrown his support behind a reproductive health bill that will, if passed, guarantee access to free birth control and promote sex education. Picture taken September 30, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
  •  - Catholics recite The Lord's Prayer during a mass in San Agustin church in Manila

    Catholics recite The Lord's Prayer during a mass in San Agustin church in Manila

    Posted: 10/2/2012 6:37:52 PM EST
    Catholics recite The Lord's Prayer during a mass in San Agustin church in Manila September 30, 2012. Pitting himself against the teachings of the country's powerful Catholic church, Philippine President Benigno Aquino, a Catholic like 80 percent of the population, has thrown his support behind a reproductive health bill that will, if passed, guarantee access to free birth control and promote sex education. Picture taken September 30, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
  •  - A teacher gives lessons to second grade pupils during classes in a public elementary school in Quezon city, Metro, Manila

    A teacher gives lessons to second grade pupils during classes in a public elementary school in Quezon city, Metro, Manila

    Posted: 10/2/2012 6:37:52 PM EST
    A teacher gives lessons to second grade pupils during classes in a public elementary school in Quezon city, Metro, Manila October 1, 2012. Pitting himself against the teachings of the country's powerful Catholic church, Philippine President Benigno Aquino, a Catholic like 80 percent of the population, has thrown his support behind a reproductive health bill that will, if passed, guarantee access to free birth control and promote sex education. Picture taken October 1, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
  •  - Children gather to take part in a local parlour game called "Pabitin" in a slum community of Baseco, in Tondo, Manila

    Children gather to take part in a local parlour game called "Pabitin" in a slum community of Baseco, in Tondo, Manila

    Posted: 10/2/2012 6:37:52 PM EST
    Children gather to take part in a local parlour game called "Pabitin" (hanging toys game) in a slum community of Baseco, in Tondo, Manila September 30, 2012. Pitting himself against the teachings of the country's powerful Catholic church, Philippine President Benigno Aquino, a Catholic like 80 percent of the population, has thrown his support behind a reproductive health bill that will, if passed, guarantee access to free birth control and promote sex education. Picture taken September 30, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
  •  - Residents living in a squatters area search for lice in a girl's hair while they wait for a free meal given by the religious organization, South Korean Missionaries, in Manila

    Residents living in a squatters area search for lice in a girl's hair while they wait for a free meal given by the religious organization, South Korean Missionaries, in Manila

    Posted: 10/2/2012 6:37:52 PM EST
    Residents living in a squatters area search for lice in a girl's hair while they wait for a free meal given by the religious organization, South Korean Missionaries, in Manila September 21, 2012. The free meal consists of a plate of rice with chicken and vegetable which is distributed on a daily basis in the Baseco slum community of Tondo, Manila. Pitting himself against the teachings of the country's powerful Catholic church, Philippine President Benigno Aquino, a Catholic like 80 percent of the population, has thrown his support behind a reproductive health bill that will, if passed, guarantee access to free birth control and promote sex education. Picture taken September 21, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
  •  - Liza Cabiya-an, a 39-year-old mother of 14 children aged between 22 and 11 months, holds her 9 month old youngest son, outside their cramped one-bedroom shanty in a slum community of Paco in Manila

    Liza Cabiya-an, a 39-year-old mother of 14 children aged between 22 and 11 months, holds her 9 month old youngest son, outside their cramped one-bedroom shanty in a slum community of Paco in Manila

    Posted: 10/2/2012 6:37:52 PM EST
    Liza Cabiya-an (R), a 39-year-old-mother of 14 children aged between 22 and 11 months, holds her 9 month old youngest son, outside their cramped one bedroom shanty in a slum community of Paco in Manila September 12, 2012. Pitting himself against the teachings of the country's powerful Catholic church, Philippine President Benigno Aquino, a Catholic like 80 percent of the population, has thrown his support behind a reproductive health bill that will, if passed, guarantee access to free birth control and promote sex education. Picture taken September 12, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
  •  - Boys play basketball on a street in a slum community of Paco, Manila

    Boys play basketball on a street in a slum community of Paco, Manila

    Posted: 10/2/2012 6:37:52 PM EST
    Boys play basketball on a street in a slum community of Paco, Manila September 12, 2012. Pitting himself against the teachings of the country's powerful Catholic church, Philippine President Benigno Aquino, a Catholic like 80 percent of the population, has thrown his support behind a reproductive health bill that will, if passed, guarantee access to free birth control and promote sex education. Picture taken September 12, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
  •  - Mothers stay with their babies in tandem beds of four mothers and their babies at a ward normally occupied by around 300 mothers at one time, in Jose Fabella maternity hospital in Manila

    Mothers stay with their babies in tandem beds of four mothers and their babies at a ward normally occupied by around 300 mothers at one time, in Jose Fabella maternity hospital in Manila

    Posted: 10/2/2012 6:37:52 PM EST
    Mothers stay with their babies in tandem beds of four mothers and their babies at a ward normally occupied by around 300 mothers at one time, in Jose Fabella maternity hospital in Manila September 12, 2012. Pitting himself against the teachings of the country's powerful Catholic church, Philippine President Benigno Aquino, a Catholic like 80 percent of the population, has thrown his support behind a reproductive health bill that will, if passed, guarantee access to free birth control and promote sex education. Picture taken September 12, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
  •  - Antonio Cabiya-an, 48, and Liza Cabiya-an, 39, pose for a picture with their 14 children, aged between 22 and 11 months outside their cramped one bedroom shanty in a slum community of Paco in Manila

    Antonio Cabiya-an, 48, and Liza Cabiya-an, 39, pose for a picture with their 14 children, aged between 22 and 11 months outside their cramped one bedroom shanty in a slum community of Paco in Manila

    Posted: 10/2/2012 6:37:52 PM EST
    Antonio Cabiya-an (back, C), 48, and Liza Cabiya-an (L, holding baby), 39, pose for a picture with their 14 children, aged between 22 and 11 months outside their cramped one bedroom shanty in a slum community of Paco in Manila September 17, 2012. Pitting himself against the teachings of the country's powerful Catholic church, Philippine President Benigno Aquino, a Catholic like 80 percent of the population, has thrown his support behind a reproductive health bill that will, if passed, guarantee access to free birth control and promote sex education. Picture taken September 17, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
  •  - Schoolchildren ride on pedicabs back to their homes after attending classes in a slum community of Baseco, in Tondo, Manila

    Schoolchildren ride on pedicabs back to their homes after attending classes in a slum community of Baseco, in Tondo, Manila

    Posted: 10/2/2012 6:37:52 PM EST
    Schoolchildren ride on pedicabs back to their homes after attending classes in a slum community of Baseco, in Tondo, Manila September 21, 2012. Pitting himself against the teachings of the country's powerful Catholic church, Philippine President Benigno Aquino, a Catholic like 80 percent of the population, has thrown his support behind a reproductive health bill that will, if passed, guarantee access to free birth control and promote sex education. Picture taken September 21, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro