Tag: teenage pregnancies

LIFE & STYLE
Controlling her future: Why more women, girls are turning to birth control

Controlling her future: Why more women, girls are turning to birth control

Contraception helped avert more than 141 million unintended pregnancies, 29 million unsafe abortions and almost 150,000 maternal deaths last year alone as women in lower-middle income countries increasingly resorted to birth control to unlock their economic survival and prosperity.

ON MEDIA
Abstinence-only approach to teens and sex has failed, act before it's too late

Abstinence-only approach to teens and sex has failed, act before it's too late

The church, just like conservative parents and educationists, are still worried that talking openly to adolescents about sex and giving them access to tools and services that protect them would be synonymous with encouraging them to indulge in sexual intercourse. Their position has not changed even...