It’s a beginning. In San Marcos, TX, a school district that was experiencing increased teen pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases has turned away from abstinence only education programs.
|By: TheMediaConsortium Wednesday June 9, 2010 8:50 am|
Seventeen percent of sexually active teenage girls said they used the rhythm method as a means of birth control in 2008, up from just 11% in 2002, according to the latest report from the CDC. For most of these girls “rhythm method” means guessing the least risky day to have unprotected sex. You and I both know that one in five teenage girls isn’t taking her temperature every day and charting the consistency of her cervical mucus on the calendar.
|By: RH Reality Check Thursday May 6, 2010 6:40 am|
The nation’s capitol is swirling today with talk of the impending retirement of another veteran lawmaker, David Obey (D-Wisc.). His retirement could have major implications for reproductive health issues in the House.
Written by Wendy Norris for RHRealityCheck.org – News, commentary and community for reproductive health and justice.