PBS Premiere: Oct. 16, 2017Check the broadcast schedule »

Links & Books


The official website of the film and the film's official Facebook page includes information on the crew and reviews.

Original Online Content on POV

To enhance the broadcast, POV has produced an interactive website to enable viewers to explore the film in greater depth. The Motherland website-- a streaming video trailer for the film; an interview with the filmmaker; a list of related websites, articles and books; a downloadable discussion guide; and special features.

Family Planning in the Philippines

Family Planning 2020
This website offers updates on implementation of family planning efforts in the Philippines.

Family Planning Organization of the Philippines
A reproductive health service provider and advocacy group provides educational information related to sexual and reproductive health and rights.

Philippines Statistics Authority
Government statistics related to family planning.

Republic of the Philippines Department of Health: Family Planning
The government of the Philippines provides its family planning policy on its website.

VOA: "Philippines' Family Planning Law Finds Challenges"
News report features Dr. Jose Fabella Memorial Hospital and summarizes government efforts to promote free family-planning services for the poor and religious opposition to those efforts in this majority Catholic nation.

Family Planning in General

Guttmacher Institute
Research and statistics on family planning in the U.S. are offered by this organization.

The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation: "The U.S. Government and International Family Planning and Reproductive Health Efforts"
Global statistics related to family planning and an excellent summary of U.S. efforts to support family planning initiatives in the developing world are supplied in this article.