She became pregnant in December , shortly after her ninth birthday. It is suspected that the girl's family had allowed men to rape her in exchange for money. A year-old girl, known in the media as "Camille", gave birth to a boy in Cotabato City.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Younger brothers, too, were found to be more tolerant of non-marital and early births, in addition to being more susceptible to high-risk behaviors. National Trends by Age, Race and Ethnicity". More than 80 percent of Filipinos are Catholic, and the Church is one of the country's most powerful institutions, wielding enormous influence over government policy, particularly family planning issues.