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How Warren Buffett’s philanthropy secretly funded contraception

Vincenzina Santoro | 11 November 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: contraception, Warren Buffett
The billionaire has funded cheap, effective and safe IUDs.

The Gray Lady lectures the Pope

Carolyn Moynihan | 22 September 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: Catholic Church, contraception, media, New York Times, Pope Francis
The New York Times is celebrating the Papal visit by offering free advice.

Time to take another look at the Pill

Michael Cook | 19 March 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: contraception, contraceptive pill, pill
What oral contraceptives do to women's brains has not been studied adequately.

“Why my grandfather assisted at the birth of the Pill”

Rachel S. Phillips | 12 December 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: contraception, pill, sexual revolution
Dr John Rock thought it would contribute to a healthier home life, says his granddaughter.

The ambiguous legacy of The Pill

Jennifer Roback Morse | 03 December 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: contraception, pill, sexual revolution
Contraceptives didn’t solve all of women’s problems. In fact, they created whole series of new ones.

The UK’s absurd “wrongful births”

Philippa Taylor | 11 November 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: contraception, UK, wrongful birth
The government is shelling out millions to pay for "failed contraception" and "failed sterilizations".

The highest abortion rate in Asia

Marcus Roberts | 09 September 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: abortion rate, contraception, two child policy, Vietnam

Niger: the most fertile nation on earth

Marcus Roberts | 19 August 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: contraception, fertility rates, Niger, UNFPA

All wired up: the contraceptive chip

Karl D. Stephan | 15 July 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: birth control, contraception, internet, privacy
The Gates Foundation has funded an implantable device which can be controlled remotely.

Why Hobby Lobby is not about women’s health

Nicole M. King | 04 July 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: contraception, health insurance plans, Obamacare, SCOTUS, US Supreme Court
Health insurance shouldn't revolve around sexual behavior and reproductive capacity.

Philippines population control law gets judicial green light

Oliver M. Tuazon | 16 April 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: contraception, Philippines, population control
A so-called reproductive health law is “not unconstitutional” says the Supreme Court. But the new contraceptive era could easily become so.

Does having a conscience make a doctor unprofessional?

Sean Murphy | 27 February 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Canada, conscience, conscientious objection, contraception
An Ottawa woman created a social media storm after her doctor refused to prescribe contraceptives for her.

The economics of sex

Tamara El-Rahi | 26 February 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: contraception, economics, sexual behaviour

British contraceptive service admits an uncomfortable truth

Louise Kirk | 24 February 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: abortion, contraception, sex education

The pursuit of feminine excellence

Angela Miceli | 06 December 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: contraception, feminism, motherhood, women's careers
Loving motherhood does not exclude professional success.

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