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Poll: Should free contraception be introduced in Ireland and, if so, for whom?
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Poll: Should free contraception be introduced in Ireland and, if so, for whom?

Feb 2nd 2018, 9:50 AM 31,019 Views 212 Comments

The Irish Family Planning Association (IFPA) says there is a ‘compelling rationale’ for the introduction of free birth control for women.

'Contempt for women reaches a new low': Trump administration rolls back free birth control access
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'Contempt for women reaches a new low': Trump administration rolls back free birth control access

Oct 7th 2017, 12:15 PM 24,667 Views 109 Comments

The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit in response to the announcement.

New York trials birth control for rats to tackle massive rodent population
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New York trials birth control for rats to tackle massive rodent population

Apr 23rd 2017, 7:45 AM 15,849 Views 25 Comments

Officials are now preparing to launch a trial of a liquid bait which will make the rats infertile.

The first birth control app to be officially approved as a contraceptive uses an age-old method
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The first birth control app to be officially approved as a contraceptive uses an age-old method

Feb 26th 2017, 12:00 PM 34,331 Views 31 Comments

As a fertility-awareness based contraceptive method, the app will only work well for some people.

The 'male pill' could be coming, it's in jab form and it works
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The 'male pill' could be coming, it's in jab form and it works

Oct 28th 2016, 9:01 AM 19,182 Views 47 Comments

Side-effects could delay it actually happening though.

Irish lads demonstrate that they have absolutely no idea how female contraceptives work
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Irish lads demonstrate that they have absolutely no idea how female contraceptives work

Oct 24th 2015, 4:00 PM 6,351 Views 3 Comments

“It’s weird that we have all these different versions of female birth control, and you never really talk about them or see them”.

Women using birth control shot have increased risk of contracting HIV
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Women using birth control shot have increased risk of contracting HIV

Jan 9th 2015, 7:00 AM 12,289 Views 17 Comments

Other forms of contraception, such as the pill, do not appear to increase this risk.

US businesses in dispute with White House over birth control cover for employees
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US businesses in dispute with White House over birth control cover for employees

Nov 26th 2013, 7:25 PM 8,537 Views 17 Comments

Two businesses will go to the Supreme Court to get exemptions given to religious organisations extended.

Israel issues rules on contraceptives for immigrants
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Israel issues rules on contraceptives for immigrants

Jan 28th 2013, 2:10 PM 9,227 Views 82 Comments

Allegations surfaced last month that Ethiopian women were coerced into taking contraceptive jabs.

Bishops say new bill is moving Philippines towards legal abortion
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Bishops say new bill is moving Philippines towards legal abortion

Dec 15th 2012, 11:46 AM 4,386 Views 50 Comments

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines allege the Reproductive Health Bill promotes pre-marital sex and threatens the “moral fibre” of the country.

Obama administration sued by Catholic schools, dioceses
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Obama administration sued by Catholic schools, dioceses

May 21st 2012, 6:44 PM 3,982 Views 20 Comments

Legal action launched over new US policy mandating birth control coverage in employee health plans.

Seventh advertiser suspends funding for Rush Limbaugh's show over "slut" comments
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Seventh advertiser suspends funding for Rush Limbaugh's show over "slut" comments

Mar 5th 2012, 11:52 AM 4,942 Views 37 Comments

The radio host had harshly criticised a student who testified to Congress over contraceptives.

Rick Santorum under fire at Republican debate
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Rick Santorum under fire at Republican debate

Feb 23rd 2012, 9:33 AM 1,554 Views 14 Comments

Yep, another debate.

Obama changes contraception policy to appease Catholic groups
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Obama changes contraception policy to appease Catholic groups

Feb 10th 2012, 10:00 PM 6,834 Views 78 Comments

The US President altered his birth control policy following protests from religious institutions.

One million packs of contraceptive pills recalled in the US
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One million packs of contraceptive pills recalled in the US

Feb 2nd 2012, 7:57 AM 3,519 Views 17 Comments

Pfizer cited packaging faults as the reason for the recall as pills could be out of sequence, leading to an increased risk of unwanted pregnancies.

Duggar family expecting their 20th child
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Duggar family expecting their 20th child

Nov 8th 2011, 4:33 PM 4,230 Views 55 Comments

US reality TV stars Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar, who don’t use birth control for religious reasons, are expecting their 20th child in April 2012.

China on verge of abandoning famous 'one child' rule
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China on verge of abandoning famous 'one child' rule

Sep 9th 2010, 5:20 PM 1,003 Views 0 Comments

The country’s famous birth control policy – where families are only permitted to have one child or face fines – could be repealed.