The editors of two major bioethics journals calling for strict limits on “conscientious objection at the bedside”.
Several bioethicists are campaigning for tight restrictions on conscientious objection in healthcare.
Commentators have clashed over the US Supreme Court’s decision not rule on the provision of contraceptives by conscientious objectors.
In a word, no.
American bioethicist and theologian Janet E. Smith makes it more plausible even if you don't end up agreeing.
Iran's parliament is considering imposing major restrictions on the availability of birth control.
Make women responsible, says Gary Johns.
Would the device be safe and unhackable?
The unintended consequence of vigorous campaigns to remind women that their fertility declines with age may be a rise in the number of abortions among women over 40.
The UK Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynacologists has barred doctors and nurses from qualifications if they refuse to prescribe or administer contraceptives to patients.
The Iranian parliament is to consider banning vasectomies as a way of pushing up the country’s below-replacement birth rate.
The manufacturer of French morning-after pill NorLevo has announced that the drug is ineffective in women who weigh more than 80 kilograms.
The head of the British government's troubled families programme says that some mothers of large, expensive and troubled children should be forcefully counselled about using contraception.
A federal judge has ordered the US Food and Drug Administration to make the “morning after” pill available to girls under 17 without a prescription.
Years of rumours that Ethiopian women were pressured into having contraceptive injections by Israeli officials have finally been confirmed.
On Monday, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) called on pediatricians in the US to provide advice to all adolescent patients about emergency contraception, and to prescribe it to girls under 17 in advance.
American researchers may have found an effective and hormone-free birth control pill for men.
Church-affiliated institutions must cover free contraception for their employees, the Obama administration has announced. As a concession to outraged religious groups,