Contraception 50 years later: disillusion and anti-love

Contraception 50 years later: disillusion and anti-love

December 19, 1967 marked the date when France adopted a new law on contraception. Although access to contraception has become widespread, the new generation of women is starting to voice complaints of having their bodies over-medicated, while unwanted side effects...
Netherlands: incompetent mothers to take compulsory contraception

Netherlands: incompetent mothers to take compulsory contraception

A new draft law is creating quite a stir in the Netherlands. Rotterdam city council has called for “women judged to be incompetent” to be given compulsory contraception. This idea of deciding who has the right or not to become a parent was submitted by Hugo De Jonge,...
Contraception for minors: completely free and anonymous from July 1st

Contraception for minors: completely free and anonymous from July 1st

Starting July 1, 2016, in addition to ‘ordinary’ contraceptives, medical consultations for prescriptions and laboratory testing related to prescriptions for contraception (pills, implants, and intrauterine device) will become free and anonymous for 15-18-year-olds....
« Emergency contraception » unlimited access for youth

« Emergency contraception » unlimited access for youth

On May 26th an Implementing Decree was published for the law to modernize the French healthcare system, which was voted last January 26. This Decree authorizes nurses and especially those in schools to distribute “emergency contraception” to middle school and high...