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India bans condom advertisements from prime time television
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India bans condom advertisements from prime time television

Dec 17th 2017, 9:45 AM 14,016 Views 31 Comments

An order issued Monday cited broadcasting regulations that prohibit vulgar or suggestive themes.

Our chimps are NOT on the pill, say Dublin Zoo
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Our chimps are NOT on the pill, say Dublin Zoo

Feb 12th 2014, 9:49 AM 14,967 Views 28 Comments

The zoo has denied reports that female chimps were using contraceptives.

Column: What you don’t know about emergency contraception (and why it might hurt you)
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Column: What you don’t know about emergency contraception (and why it might hurt you)

Dec 8th 2013, 12:00 PM 9,072 Views 105 Comments

Revelations that emergency contraceptives were bring sold without a warning that their effectiveness could be compromised in women of a certain weight underlines the lack of holistic education about contraception and sexual health, writes Alison Begas.

Column: Is it still taboo for a woman to carry condoms?
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Column: Is it still taboo for a woman to carry condoms?

Oct 12th 2013, 7:00 PM 3,037 Views 101 Comments

We have superficially become more ‘open’ about sex, but our core beliefs and attitudes haven’t really changed; female sexuality can induce a degree of fear in some people, writes Tony Moore.

Worry online Pill prescription takes away 'face-to-face' doctor contact
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Worry online Pill prescription takes away 'face-to-face' doctor contact

Jul 9th 2013, 3:07 PM 16,879 Views 31 Comments

Lloyds Online Pharmacy has just launched a new service where women can order their contraceptive pill prescription online, instead of going to a doctor.

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.

Open thread: Do you remember when buying contraceptives was illegal?
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Open thread: Do you remember when buying contraceptives was illegal?

Nov 20th 2012, 12:09 PM 15,274 Views 59 Comments

Share your story…

In aftermath of Savita death, Richard Branson recalls arrest for selling condoms in Ireland
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In aftermath of Savita death, Richard Branson recalls arrest for selling condoms in Ireland

Nov 19th 2012, 6:14 PM 28,896 Views 188 Comments

Branson has called Ireland’s abortion laws “outdated” and called for them to be changed.

Teen girls on pill at risk of high blood pressure
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Teen girls on pill at risk of high blood pressure

Jul 12th 2012, 5:58 PM 4,691 Views 21 Comments

A new study also showed alcohol consumption in teenage boys increased the risk of high blood pressure later in life.

Contraceptive use saves the lives of more than 250,000 women annually
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Contraceptive use saves the lives of more than 250,000 women annually

Jul 10th 2012, 8:11 AM 5,408 Views 9 Comments

Researchers say that increasing contraceptive use in developing countries has cut the number of maternal deaths by 40 per cent over the past 20 years.

The Dáil and the word 'fornication': a brief history
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The Dáil and the word 'fornication': a brief history

Apr 19th 2012, 9:23 PM 7,567 Views 68 Comments

Before today, the words ‘fornicate’ or ‘fornication’ had only been used in six debates in the Dáíl’s 93-year history.

South Africa recalls over a million 'faulty' condoms
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South Africa recalls over a million 'faulty' condoms

Jan 31st 2012, 12:52 PM 4,879 Views 17 Comments

One activist said that the condoms “leaked like sieves” when water was poured into them.

Boots to sell 'morning after' pill over the counter
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Boots to sell 'morning after' pill over the counter

Jan 10th 2011, 5:31 PM 5,110 Views 0 Comments

The chain pharmacy will sell the emergency contraceptive over the counter, without prescriptions, from Wednesday.