family planning

OSU study: Contraception used to control when families have children, not prevent them

BY: - July 11, 2022

In the U.S., contraception is being used for pregnancy prevention along with other medical conditions. Meanwhile, an Ohio State University study showed other countries are using birth control not as a way of avoiding having children, but as a way of inserting control into the family planning process. The report, which was published in a […]


Supreme Court decision limiting access to abortion could harm the economy and women’s well-being

BY: - December 8, 2021

By Michele Gilman, University of Baltimore The Supreme Court on Dec. 1, 2021, heard oral arguments in a case that may result in a ruling that overturns Roe v. Wade. But reproductive health isn’t just about abortions, despite all the attention the procedures get. It’s also about access to family planning services, contraception, sex education […]