Emergency Contraception

​UK festivals are now offering free emergency contraception

Last month, a research project conducted by the website SpaSeekers revealed the fact that one in six young people in the UK have had a one night …

Festivals

Birth control access in Delaware is getting a major upgrade thanks to new bill

The Republicans have worked hard to limit Obamacare and the bodily autonomy of (overwhelmingly) women by attacking efforts to make reproductive …

Health Care

Rape survivors often have to bear it alone

Reports of a 16-year-old girl who reportedly died of “depression” in Bogor, West Java, after allegedly being raped by eight men have highlighted the …

Indonesia

Feminists Stock Up On Abortion Pills Following Kavanaugh Pick

Kavanaugh Derangement Syndrome is pushing scores of feminists to stock up on abortion pills out of fear that <i>Roe v. Wade</i> could be overturned.<p>According …

Conservative View

Croydon pharmacies 'refusing to give women morning after pill'

A councillor has told how she has heard reports that some pharmacies in Croydon are refusing to give women the morning after pill for "religious …

Croydon

Cuomo signs executive order to protect women’s reproductive rights

Gov. Andrew Cuomo ordered insurers in New York on Monday to cover over-the-counter emergency contraception for women — better known as Plan B.<p>“I’m …

Andrew Cuomo

We know what it looks like when abortion is illegal. Just look at these countries.

Making abortion illegal doesn't mean people stop seeking abortion.<p>With news of Justice Anthony Kennedy’s imminent retirement from the Supreme Court …

Health Care

Hyderabad women unaware of emergency contraceptives?

Express News Service<p>HYDERABAD: Close to two decades after the introduction of emergency contraceptive pills, awareness related to its use and abuse …

India News

Family Planning Association: Furry Tales by Latimer | Creative Works | The Drum

Youth co-creation agency Latimer and the sexual health charity, Family Planning Association (FPA), have launched a series of straight talking short …

Sexual Health

Female sterilization is the most common form of contraception in Rajasthan: Study

Majority of married women in Rajasthan are using modern contraceptives methods and female sterilization is the most common form of contraception in …

India News

How to Get the Morning-After Pill for Free

You might want some at home in case effective birth control gets harder to access.<p>Anti-choice lawmakers and activists particularly despise emergency contraception, whether it’s in the form of copper IUDs or the morning-after pill, because they falsely believe that these drugs and devices cause …

Health

A law professor explains why Walgreens can deny birth control prescriptions — and how policies might change

The ‘conscience clause’ is well-protected<p>Earlier this month, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of a baker who didn’t want to make a cake for a gay wedding. Now, religious objection is in the news again, after 35-year-old Nicole Arteaga wrote a viral Facebook post about a Walgreens pharmacist denying …

Contraception

Emergency contraceptive pills prevent unwanted pregnancy

By UNI<p>KOLKATA: Emergency contraception refers to methods of contraception that can be used to prevent pregnancy after sexual intercourse.<p>According to …

Women's Health

Assembly passes sexual assault victims' bill of rights

Lawmakers in the New York state Assembly have voted to create a sexual assault victims' bill of rights to ensure victims know their rights.<p>The …

Rights & Freedoms

The Plan For Getting Plan B: Not Every Store Has Over-The-Counter Emergency Contraception

At around 11:30 p.m. on a Saturday night this December, Hayley began frantically searching online for nearby places where she could buy emergency …

Washington D.C.

Can't Find Emergency Contraception on Pharmacy Shelves? Here's Why

Erin Matson was buying diapers for her infant daughter at her local Harris Teeter grocery store when she noticed something odd, she tells <i>HelloFlo</i>. On …

Pharma

9 Myths About the Morning After Pill

Confused about emergency contraception? Let us explain.

Women's Health

Legislating for abortion on grounds of rape alone is impossible

Making a ‘mandatory disclosure’ to ‘persuade’ a panel is impossible for many rape victims<p>7 minutes ago<p>Sexual violence occurs in all cultures and …

Eighth Amendment

Ensuring Access to Emergency Contraception After Rape

<b>Ensuring Access to Emergency Contraception for Rape Survivors</b><p>Throughout the country, many emergency care facilities fail to offer women who’ve been …

ACLU

There’s A New Emergency Contraceptive Pill On The Market

Now women have even more options when it comes to their reproductive health<p>An important tenet in women’s reproductive health rights is the ability to …

Women's Health

A new emergency contraception pill just hit store shelves—here’s what you need to know

When Plan B One-Step <i>finally</i> became available over the counter to women of all ages in 2013, it marked a major victory for women’s reproductive …

Advice

How to Buy the Morning-After Pill Without Setting Foot in a Pharmacy

It's easier than ever to buy morning-after pills like Plan B online. Here's how to do it safely.<p>Accidents happen—and when your usual method of birth …

Women's Health

There's A New Morning-After Pill On The Market, So Move Over, Plan B

Making an unexpected trip to the pharmacy for emergency contraception is something many of us have experienced when a night doesn't, ahem, go as …

Women's Health

Preventeza Is The Latest Form Of Emergency Contraception You Can Buy Over The Counter

Score.<p>Preventeza is a new form of emergency contraceptive produced by the makers of Vagisil<br>• You can buy Preventeza over the counter at drugstores<br>• It works very similarly to Plan B One-Step<p>"Be prepared" may be the Boy Scouts' slogan, but let's face it: when it comes to contraception (especially of the …

Women's Health

What Happens To Your Body When You Take The Morning After Pill

Accidents happen. That's why it's critical to understand what really happens to your body when you need emergency contraception. The morning after …

Pregnancy

Here's everything you should know before taking Plan B

Alloy Entertainment<p><b>Emergency contraceptive pills can prevent pregnancy if you take them within five days of unprotected sex.</b>• <b><br>According to Planned</b> …

Women's Health

Study shows barriers exist for Texas adolescents seeking emergency contraception

TORONTO, May 5, 2018 - Barriers exist for Texas adolescents seeking emergency contraception, according to findings from a new study being presented …

Teens

Morning after pill side effects: What to expect after taking ellaOne or Levonelle

This form of emergency contraception is 95 per cent effective.<p>If you've had unprotected sex and don't want to be pregnant, the safest option is to …

Women's Health

Guys May Have a Hard Time Buying Emergency Contraception

It's finally easier to obtain! Oh wait, unless you're a dude.<p>So much of the conversation about emergency contraception over the last few years has revolved around women’s access to it—for obvious reasons. But that made a team of researchers wonder: What happens when men try to get the morning after …

Contraception

Plan B Might Not Come With as Many Unwanted Side Effects as You Think

c<p>Taking emergency contraception is intimidating. It's called Plan B for a reason — it's not something that was supposed to be on your radar, and being hit with an unexpected obstacle is never easy. Luckily, modern medicine gives us the chance to overcome that sudden hiccup. And while it is possible …

Women's Health