“Home sweet home” is a commonly used phrase to denote our appreciation for the familiar and comfortable. However, this sentiment towards home is not shared by all. For some women, home is the most dangerous place for them to be. Amid the various global COVID-19 lockdowns and social distancing restrictions, more women are stuck inside […]
Valentine’s Day is upon us, which for many people means it’s a time to celebrate love and plan romantic gestures for their sweethearts. It should also be a time when we appreciate the freedom and security birth control allows us to have in our romantic partnerships. So as you’re preparing for this special day (or […]
For too many people throughout the developing world, access to basic reproductive healthcare is often limited, with under-funded clinics lacking in critical supplies and infrastructure.
“Last week, President Donald Trump appointed a longstanding advocate of abstinence sex education to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), and leftwing groups are furious.” You’ve got that right, Breitbart. Furious is how anyone with a brain capable of critical thinking feels about this appointment. Valerie Huber was co-founder and president/CEO of Ascend, […]
“Right now the chemical burden for contraception relies solely on the female. That’s an unfair balance in the equation,” says Charles Easley, an assistant professor at the University of Georgia, who is involved in the development of a male pill. I agree with this understatement. I think most people would agree that it’s about time […]
Today is World Contraception Day. And we still have a long way to go to make sure that every woman has access to affordable contraception. While in the recent years we have made tremendous progress in the U.S. and around the world, there are still many things we could do to remove the barriers that […]