Articles about 'contraception'

Girls and the city

Ania Ostrowska recommends The Group, a cinematic grandmother of Sex and the City and its cousins

Ania Ostrowska // 6 April 2015

Categories: Films, Reviews

In pursuit of non-hormonal contraception

Lizzie Ferguson questions the popular dependence on the contraceptive pill and suggests exploring alternatives so that women can make more informed choices

Lizzie Ferguson // 3 February 2014

Categories: Body and Health, Features

How to get pregnant: what they don’t tell you in schools (part two)

The stuff we learn in school is meant to prepare us for adult life so why aren't we given all the facts about fertility?

Guest Blogger // 20 January 2014

Categories: Blog

How to get pregnant: what they don’t tell you in schools (part one)

"The thing about sex education at school is that I was left with the impression that if you don't use contraception, you are 99% likely to get knocked up..."

Guest Blogger // 19 January 2014

Categories: Blog

Where did the fathers go?

It is of course hilarious to think that the main reason people who have sex would want to prevent a pregnancy is that they aren't up for the health risks associated with it. As if the fact that, you know, there might be a baby at the end of it, a real person who would need care and love 24/7 for about another 18 years or so, isn't part of the equation.

Linnea Dunne // 1 September 2013

Categories: Blog

Thoughts on sex education

Guest blogger Rachel reflects on what she should have learned in sex education, from female orgasms to LGBT relationships

Rachel Munford // 12 January 2013

Categories: Blog

London Family Planning Summit report back

Following my last post on this, spent the day at the London Family Planning Summit yesterday as a blogger for The F Word. For those of you on twitter who...

zohra // 12 July 2012

Categories: Blog

Sex, choice and control: what violence has to do with family planning

It’s sort of unbelievable that millions of women and girls around the world are having to have sex and bear children when they don’t want to. The UN and others...

zohra // 27 June 2012

Categories: Blog

Festive contraceptive cheer

Maybe it’s just me, but any campaign that the Torygraph refers to as “vulgar” and the Fail as “brazen” has got to be on the right track. Our outraged friends...

Laura // 7 December 2011

Categories: Blog

Illusions of Care – ¿Derecho o Ficción?

Marianne Mollmann, advocacy director for the women’s rights division of Human Rights Watch, introduces the campaign group’s new report, Illusions of Care (¿Derecho o Ficción? in Spanish). She joined HRW...

Guest Blogger // 11 August 2010

Categories: Blog

Mexico’s Supreme Court upholds rape victims’ right to access morning after pill

Good news from Mexico this week – the Supreme Court has upheld the right of rape victims across the country to access the morning-after pill, according to the Latin American...

Jess McCabe // 28 May 2010

Categories: Blog

Pope Benedict XVI

Philippa talks about the Pope's impending visit to Britain, and whether the £20 million it will cost should be paid for by public money or the Catholic church.

Philippa Willitts // 7 February 2010

Categories: Blog

New Government Discussions Place Young People’s Rights Under Serious Threat

You may already be aware that under-age people’s right to confidential sexual health advice is to be challenged in the courts next month by Sue Axon, a woman who wishes...

Holly Combe // 19 October 2005

Categories: Blog

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