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9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, AP® / College


Social Studies, Health

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Community-Led Solutions in Reproductive Health and Climate Adaptation

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  • This detailed article describes a program in the Philippines that is focused on supporting reproductive rights and educating communities about the connections to climate vulnerability.
  • The authors describe the work of PATH Foundation Philippines (PFPI), as they establish community-led programs to increase access to high quality reproductive healthcare.

Teaching Tips


  • This resource highlights the connections between climate justice, women's rights, and sustainable development.
  • The text provides detailed information about the state of the economy and reproductive rights in the Philippines, as well as the high climate vulnerability the Philippines is currently faced with.  

Additional Prerequisites

  • This text refers to "culturally competent solutions" and "community-led resource management". Ensure that students are familiar with these terms and concepts before reading.


  • This text is very advanced and is best suited for high-level high school students, or students in AP and college classes focusing on the intersections of climate and gender justice. 
  • This article could be used for presentations, research, or class discussions about the solutions to social and environmental issues.
  • Related resources include this video about the implications of climate change on public health, this TED talk about the connections between climate change and gender equity, and this video about the interconnectedness of climate justice and social justice.
Scientist Notes
The resource investigates cutting-edge theories that could be used to improve people's reproductive health, climate adaptation, and resilience in the Philippines' most vulnerable areas. It is highly recommended to use this resource in the classroom because it is well-researched.

This resource addresses the listed standards. To fully meet standards, search for more related resources.

  • Science
    • ESS3: Earth and Human Activity
      • HS-ESS3-1. Construct an explanation based on evidence for how the availability of natural resources, occurrence of natural hazards, and changes in climate have influenced human activity.
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