The average Nigerian woman or child faces a host of hindrances in accessing health services.
Parents have the primary role of educating their children about their sexuality. But cultural beliefs and taboos about sex can work strongly against their efforts.
Since an infant was found in a recycling bin last fall in Saskatoon, advocates have renewed their campaign for baby hatches, places mothers can leave newborns safely and anonymously.
Hormone-based contraceptives are in short supply.
Students in Nigeria used home remedies to prevent pregnancy after sex and had doubts about the efficacy of medically approved pills.
Election news coverage of party positions on abortion may confuse the public about the reality and legality of access in Canada.
Women should not be blamed for getting pregnant accidentally, because factors outside their control are frequently at play.