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Opt-out contraception for all girls overkill

Health researchers have suggested long-term contraception be provided for all teenage girls before they become sexually active:

In an article in the British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Dr Neil Pickering and Dr Lynley Anderson from the university’s Bioethics Centre and Dr Helen Paterson from its Department of Women’s and Children’s Health say teen pregnancy places significant costs on the individual and society, and is associated with higher perinatal mortality. 423 more words


Graduation Lessons

“We want to be a part of it! First Grade! First Grade!”

As I listened to my son and his classmates sing their graduation song, having just finished the adorable slideshow the school had put together to celebrate, I was surprised to find tears in my eyes. 684 more words


The incredible sexual problems Indians are facing every day

Sex education remains a taboo subject in Indian schools. As a result, several misconceptions about sex abound in the country that once gave Kama Sutra… 1,269 more words

Policy of more children and fewer schools – Is that our future?

Policy of more children and fewer schools – Is that our future?

We are selling off our schools to developers to build apartments and town-houses, in which will live more children. 130 more words

Sexuality, Family Planning, and the British Left: An Interview with Stephen Brooke

Interview by David Minto

A sweeping account of sexuality and socialism in twentieth century Britain, Stephen Brooke’s Sexual Politics has the feel of a traditional political history even as it foregrounds a subject still too often ignored in the analysis of political modernity. 3,678 more words

History Of Sexuality

Webinar: Family Planning in Latin America and the Caribbean

Join a webinar on family planning in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). The one-hour webinar will take place July 7 at 10:00am EDT and will focus on the new… 141 more words


A Celebration for midwives

The Midwife Association of Indonesia had its 64th Anniversary in Jakarta this month. Because UNFPA supports the association of over 40,000 midwives in the country, I went along with the reproductive health team staff to show support for the midwives and the work their association does. 750 more words