Contraceptives and Condoms, Family Planning, Youth

Young People Deserve to Have This Choice. Birth Control Makes It Possible.

Recently, the American Academy of Pediatrics released new recommendations encouraging the use of long-acting contraceptives such as implants and intrauterine devices (IUDS) among teens. Unlike pills and condoms—the most-popular methods among young people—long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARCs) don’t require the user … Continue Reading

Contraceptives and Condoms, Family Planning

It’s Your Future. Contraceptives Help You Shape It.

Happy World Contraception Day! It seems obvious to most of us, but it’s always good to remind people: one of the easiest and most cost-effective ways to empower women and increase their quality of life is to make sure they have … Continue Reading

Contraceptives and Condoms, Family Planning

The Missing Link: Quality in Contraception Programs

The pill. The condom. The implant. With World Contraception Day approaching, we’re all for celebrating the diversity of contraceptive methods. But before we even talk about type of method, we need to talk about quality. Contraception programs around the globe have made … Continue Reading

Contraceptives and Condoms, Family Planning

There Are Many Effective Birth Control Methods. Coca-Cola Isn’t One of Them.

World Contraception Day is rapidly approaching, and to celebrate, we at PAI want to make sure you’re informed about the full range of contraceptive options. These include methods such as: The pill. The condom. The implant. Crocodile dung and honey. … Continue Reading

Contraceptives and Condoms, Family Planning, Youth

Do You Know More About Birth Control Than the Cast of MTV’s “16 and Pregnant”?

This video might make you laugh, but misinformation about sex and contraception is no joke. Women in the United States and abroad face similar struggles: if they don’t have accurate and comprehensive information about birth control methods, they can be at risk … Continue Reading

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What’s Youth Got To Do With It?

This piece was originally published at Women at the Center, and is cross-posted with permission. Half of the world’s population is under 30 and half of all new HIV infections are happening to people between the ages of 15 and … Continue Reading