contraception News

World Contraception Day 2018: Theme and objective of the day dedicated to population control

Promotion of family planning and ensuring access to preferred contraceptive methods for women and couples is essential to securing the well-being of people around the world.

Mumbai Paper Clip: ‘57.9% men believe contraception wife’s responsibility alone’

The respondents were in the age group of 21-50 years and hadn’t undergone vasectomy.


World Population Day 2017: Maharashtra first to launch injectable contraceptives for women

The new method under government-funded contraceptives is called Medroxyprogesterone Acetate (MPA)

Abortion rate doubles in 10 years in conservative Pakistan

"There were 50 abortions per 1,000 women aged 15-49 in 2012 as compared to 27 in 2002," the report says.

Home Science college holds workshop on breastfeeding,use of contraceptives

About 60 students and faculty members of the Government Home Science College in Sector 10 participated in an educational workshop where a senior doctor addressed the students on the importance of breastfeeding and oral contraceptives

Contraception saves 250,000 lives each year: study

In 2008,355,000 women died while giving birth or from illegal or dangerous abortions,says study.


Obama to try to placate Catholics on contraceptives

The church must have the freedom to refuse to cooperate in making these services available: Bishop William Lori,Heads of a committee on religious liberty

Breastfeeding doesn't stop pregnancy

Many women still incorrectly believe that they won't fall pregnant while breastfeeding.

Now,a pill for men!

An Israeli team has created the pill by jamming the biochemical machinery of sperm. It also needs to be taken only once in three months.

High prevalence of child marriage in India: Study

A large proportion of women in India were married when they were still children,a study has found,and researchers warned that such unions carried higher risks of unwanted pregnancies and female sterilization.