Pro-Life Philippines coordinated the rally along with pro-life groups at various colleges and universities.
Ali Atienza, who heads inner city development in Manila, spoke to the crowd. His father, Lito Atienza, is the mayor of Manila and also the president of Pro-Life Philippines.
Last March, Philippines President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo said she would veto any legislation that would legalize abortion.
.- A pro-life youth rally in Manila over the weekend gathered 10,000 young people. Organized by the nation's leading pro-life group, participants made commitments to abstain from sex until marriage and to fight to keep abortion illegal, reported LifeNews.com.