Tag Archives: contraception

How could anyone object to teaching schoolgirls to say ‘no to sex’?

MPs have voted 67-61 in favour of a bill introduced by Conservative MP Nadine Dorries, which wants schools to ensure that sex education for girls includes ‘information and advice on the benefits of abstinence from sexual activity’. The ten minute rule bill proceeds to a […]

Welsh teenagers to get morning-after pill over the counter – a plan that’ll backfire

I recently blogged on the fact, surprising to some, that morning-after pills don’t actually cut teen pregnancy rates and instead increase the incidence of sexually transmitted infections. This morning we learnt that so-called ‘emergency contraception’ can now be obtained without charge from pharmacies across Wales, […]