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Young women in the high risk maternity ward after giving after giving birth.

TEENAGE PREGNANCY. A long term project focusing on teenagers facing motherhood...Young women in the high risk maternity ward after giving after giving birth...Dr. Jose Fabella Memorial Hospital, where 20 percent of babies in congested Metro Manila are born. It is considered a baby factory with a production average of 88 live births daily since 2003....Teenage pregnancy is widespread in the Philippines, especially among the poor. In Manila, this contributes to rapid population growth and helps to perpetuate poverty in the city's crowded slums... Every year, 13 out of 100 girls aged between 15 and 19 amongst the poorest fifth of the Filipino population get pregnant. Within the richest fifth, the figure is just 1.2. . overpopulation

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Lisa WIltse, Lisa Wiltse
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Philippines | The Cross or the Condom - Overpopulation in Manila
TEENAGE PREGNANCY. A long term project focusing on teenagers facing motherhood...Young women  in the high risk maternity ward after giving  after giving birth...Dr. Jose Fabella Memorial Hospital, where 20 percent of babies in congested Metro Manila are born. It is considered a baby factory with a production average of 88 live births daily since 2003....Teenage pregnancy is widespread in the Philippines, especially among the poor. In Manila, this contributes to rapid population growth and helps to perpetuate poverty in the city's crowded slums... Every year, 13 out of 100 girls aged between 15 and 19 amongst the poorest fifth of the Filipino population get pregnant. Within the richest fifth, the figure is just 1.2. . overpopulation