The pill revolutionised sex and the way women lived their lives. In 1971, just ten years after the pill was introduced in the UK, 47% of babies were born to women under the age of 25. By 2008, this percentage had dropped to 25%.
Women who take Britain's most popular contraceptive pills are being warned they risk potentially life-threatening blood clots
Long-term use of the contraceptive pill doubles the risk of a leading cause of blindness, a study has shown. Scientists warned
You deserve to know the truth about contraception! The truth being that it makes women unattractive! That it turns men gay
Childbirth is not a rite of passage. We are not cave men. We have choices. Men do not have to hunt and women do not have to gather berries and breed children. Just because our bodies are built to do something, does not mean we have to pump out children and slay wildlife.
A former schoolgirl who first gave birth at the age of 12 and then again at 16 says there are advantages to being a teenage
We all must be held accountable for fulfilling the promise to the poorest women and girls in the world of ensuring access to high-quality, voluntary family planning programs.
A proposed law in Arizona could apparently allow employers the right to fire female workers for using birth control pills
On the other side of the Atlantic, the contraceptive pill is hot topic. This has been sparked by the world's greatest living PR disaster, Rush-'nought to bigot in 30 secs'- Limbaugh calling student Sandra Fluke a 'slut' for her campaign to have medical insurance cover the cost of the pill.
Baroness Warsi's idea that an increased role for religion will lead to a more just society is simply not borne out by the evidence. When religion enters the murky world of politics, all too often, women are the losers.