The other Brexiteers

The other Brexiteers

On the 10th of January 2017, Both Northern Ireland and Scotland made symbolic gestures towards a year of forced unity amongst the countries within Britain. Nicola Sturgeon announced that there would be no referendum in Scotland this year regarding leaving the United Kingdom.

Moves both in Northern Ireland and Scotland point toward remaining in the U.K 

On the 10th of January 2017, Both Northern Ireland and Scotland made symbolic gestures towards a year of forced unity amongst the countries within Britain.  Nicola Sturgeon announced that there would be no referendum in Scotland this year regarding leaving the United Kingdom. Similarly, in Northern Ireland, Leader of the Sinn Fein party and the nation itself, Martin McGuiness stepped down amidst a clash with the Democratic Unionists Party over the Renewable Heat scheme scandal. This could mean the weakening of the Sinn Fein and for England’s conservative government having a stronger say in the actions in Northern Ireland. 

DUTERTE’S WAR ON UNPLANNED PREGNANCIES

Will he look to change the mentality of the people?

 On the 12th of January 2017, the agencies of the government of Philippines were ordered to give out free contraception's to over 6 million women. The Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health Act of 2012 is a law in the Philippines, which guarantees universal access to methods on contraception. But debates arose around the nature of the mandate from both the government being the provider and the Catholic church as to the morality of Birth control. Nonetheless the law is still constitutional but has not been successful due to a low amount of supply and not enough societal emphasis on family planning. 

 

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