The Philippine Supreme Court has upheld a law guaranteeing access to birth control and sex education.
President Benigno Aquino III signed the legislation in December 2012, but its implementation has been on hold following challenges from the Roman Catholic Church and conservative politicians who questioned its constitutionality.
Top photo: Supporters of the law celebrate in front of the court’s summer residence in Baguio City, north of Manila. Bottom photo: Opponents react to the ruling. Both photos: AFP/Getty Images