Ripped from the Headline Essays

Gem Tan

            In the past five years, Philippine news on human milk banks in the nation has increased. The government seems to be investing a lot of effort into establishing these banks and encouraging women to donate their excess breast milk. They justify the need for milk banks by explaining that they are for the benefit of vulnerable babies who, for some reason, cannot access their mother’s milk. Furthermore, the natural calamities that regularly befall the Philippines makes most people...