Environmental policymakers and scholars must listen to sub-Saharan Africans’ voices and recognize the importance of population for achieving sustainable development goals.
Depo-Provera is not usually used for more than two years. Here’s why.
Whatever your reason for using it, emergency contraceptives can help prevent unplanned pregnancies.
Contraception today may not be perfect but it’s better than methods of the past.
Fewer than one in 100 people who use IUDs and contraceptive implants become pregnant each year, making them the most effective contraceptives. But they can be difficult to access. Here’s why.
British Columbia’s move to provide free contraceptives is a positive step that fully embraces sexual and reproductive health and rights for everyone in post-Roe North America.
Childbearing goals have remained remarkably consistent over the decades. What has changed is when people start their families and how many kids they end up having.
The term voluntary sterilization, referring to the choice to receive permanent birth control, arose as a contrast to the involuntary, or forced, sterilization that stems from the eugenics movement.
There hasn’t been a new form of male birth control since the 1980s. More contraception options for all partners could help reduce the rate of unintended pregnancies.
Research shows hormonal contraceptives may have small but significant effects on behaviour.
As more younger, single men ask for one following the Supreme Court abortion decision, a urologist explains what to expect with a vasectomy.
Faith can inform opinions about abortion on both sides of the political debate, but the Bible itself says nothing directly about the topic, a biblical scholar explains.
Some reasons people oppose abortion seem to be at odds with other positions they hold. Evolutionary social science points to a surprising motivation for anti-abortion attitudes.
Same-sex marriage and contraception rights could be under threat, if the same legal principle is used as in the recent abortion case.
Many people do not realize they are delivering at a Catholic hospital, and others may not have a choice. But where one receives care has a profound impact on the birth control options they’re offered.
Medicinal plants and the associated indigenous knowledge could offer alternatives for women who lack access to modern contraceptives.
The Supreme Court is considering a case that could restrict abortions. One argument is that birth control eliminates the need for abortion. But contraception doesn’t offer an easy fix.
Growing applications of nanotechnology include using nanorods for male birth control. The technique has had some success in animals, and offers the potential of human male contraception.
In past rulings, the court has acknowledged that there’s a connection between the ability of women to control their reproductive lives and the economic health of the nation.
Benin’s new abortion law will take a woman’s educational, professional and material situation into consideration.