There are many reasons a woman might need the morning after pill, emergency contraception, Plan B. But for a drug that’s over-the-counter, EC can be surprisingly hard to obtain. After encouraging teen girls to use EC when necessary, Midwest Teen Sex Show host Nikol Hasler decided to see just how accessible it is. The answer: not very.
When bigotry strikes women, the usual suspects don’t object. William Saletan is only to happy to excuse pharmacists who would deny women emergency contraception.
William Saletan thinks indulging extremists and inviting them to take charge of our health care is at worst a minor inconvenience for women.
Women in most parts of Canada will soon be able to access emergency contraception over-the-counter. But the lack of centralized health care policy means women in Quebec will still need to consult pharmacists first.
In honor of the Back Up Your Birth Control with Emergency Contraception (EC) Campaign, Pharmacy Access Partnership and RH Reality Check teamed up to launch an essay contest open to young people 14-24 years of age. Read the winning entry!
A Wisconsin court hands down a decision today that requires all pharmacists to act in a professionally competent manner in order to protect the public health, enhance patient autonomy, and promote women’s equality, says the ACLU.
Young women deserve the truth! Today is Back Up Your Birth Control with Emergency Contraception Day and Pharmacy Access Partnership is looking to talk to – and hear from – young women about their thoughts and opinions on this safe way to prevent pregnancy.