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By Alvin Cloyd Dakis, RN
May 01-15, 2013 Issue
The 2013 Mid-term Elections is fast approaching and time and again I have been asked of whom I will support for both national and local offices. Honestly, I am still in the process of scrutinizing some of them.
But one of the major criteria I am looking for in a candidate is his/her stand on the Reproductive Health Law. For me following the principle of the RH Law is one of the basic tenets of good leadership – providing opportunities for those who do not have the means to access basic services, educating the young people of the implications of their behaviors & actions and making them own their decisions for their bodies, and empowering women and the poor to decide for their families and themselves.