For countless women in non-supportive and/or abusive relationships, no-copay birth control may not be enough.
The accusations against Julian Assange have brought forth a fancy new defense of abusive behavior, which is that condom sabotage isn’t that big a deal. In reality, birth control sabotage is a common and particularly scary form of abuse.
Physical violence is not the only form of abuse facing young women today. Birth control sabotage and sexual coercion occur much more often than many realize.
There is an important contributor to unintended pregnancy that is rarely mentioned on the campaign trail — the strong link between unintended pregnancies and dating violence or coercion.