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Flower? What flower?

'IT'S VAGINA.' Sen Pia Cayetano explains the importance of sex education and the RH bill on Rappler's #TalkThursday.

Senator Pia Cayetano, a key proponent of the controversial Reproductive Health Bill pending in both houses of Congress, said she’s relieved that the bill has hurdled the period of interpellations at the Senate this week. She granted an interview on Rappler’s #talkthursday on June 7, or exactly a year after the senator delivered her sponsorship speech on the measure. She recalled how, even as a child, she was exposed to misconceptions on sex and reproductive health. “I didn’t understand why my yaya (nanny) called my private part a flower because I’m like, ‘A flower? Is that a flower?’ ‘Coz my mom called it what it was: a vagina.’”

Read the full interview here