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# contraceptives - Sunday 17 December, 2017

India bans condom advertisements from prime time television

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

# contraceptives - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge Our chimps are NOT on the pill, say Dublin Zoo Monkey Business

Our chimps are NOT on the pill, say Dublin Zoo

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

# contraceptives - Sunday 8 December, 2013

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

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.

# contraceptives - Saturday 12 October, 2013

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

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.

# contraceptives - Tuesday 9 July, 2013

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

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

# contraceptives - Monday 28 January, 2013

Israel issues rules on contraceptives for immigrants

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

# contraceptives - 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.

# contraceptives - Tuesday 20 November, 2012

# contraceptives - Monday 19 November, 2012

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

Branson has called Ireland’s abortion laws “outdated” and called for them to be changed.

# contraceptives - Thursday 12 July, 2012

Teen girls on pill at risk of high blood pressure

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

# contraceptives - Tuesday 10 July, 2012

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things you need to know this morning…

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

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.

# contraceptives - Thursday 19 April, 2012

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

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

# contraceptives - Tuesday 31 January, 2012

South Africa recalls over a million 'faulty' condoms

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

# contraceptives - Monday 10 January, 2011

Boots to sell 'morning after' pill over the counter

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