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# birth-control - Friday 2 February, 2018

Poll: Should free contraception be introduced in Ireland and, if so, for whom? Your Say This post contains a poll

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

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

# birth-control - Saturday 7 October, 2017

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

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

# birth-control - Sunday 23 April, 2017

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

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

# birth-control - Sunday 26 February, 2017

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

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

# birth-control - Friday 28 October, 2016

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

Side-effects could delay it actually happening though.

# birth-control - Saturday 24 October, 2015

From The Daily Edge Irish lads demonstrate that they have absolutely no idea how female contraceptives work Birth Control

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

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

# birth-control - Friday 9 January, 2015

Women using birth control shot have increased risk of contracting HIV

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

# birth-control - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

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

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

# birth-control - Monday 28 January, 2013

Israel issues rules on contraceptives for immigrants

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

# birth-control - Saturday 15 December, 2012

Bishops say new bill is moving Philippines towards legal abortion

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

# birth-control - Monday 21 May, 2012

Obama administration sued by Catholic schools, dioceses US

Obama administration sued by Catholic schools, dioceses

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

# birth-control - Monday 5 March, 2012

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

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

# birth-control - Thursday 23 February, 2012

Rick Santorum under fire at Republican debate

Yep, another debate.

# birth-control - Friday 10 February, 2012

Obama changes contraception policy to appease Catholic groups

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

# birth-control - Thursday 2 February, 2012

One million packs of contraceptive pills recalled in the US

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.

# birth-control - Tuesday 8 November, 2011

From The Daily Edge Duggar family expecting their 20th child Duggars

Duggar family expecting their 20th child

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.

# birth-control - Thursday 9 September, 2010

China on verge of abandoning famous 'one child' rule

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