I was deeply troubled when Pili’s Population Officer told me that in another municipality in Camarines Sur, a girl got pregnant at age 10 and she gave birth in September 2017 at age 11. The Population Officer added that girls these days are having their first period (menarche) very early. Based on the findings from the Young Adult Fertility and Sexuality Study (2013), more than 1 in 10 girls experienced menstruation before age 12.
This is such a sweet gesture from Doug Kramer to his daughter. A Team Kramer Facebook fan commented “every father should do this to his daughter at a young age. Dads should portray a gentleman so their daughters won’t settle for pigs.” Father-daughter relationships are templates for