Tuesday, December 18, 2012
France To Offer Free Contraceptives to Girls Starting at Age 15
NPR: In France, Free Birth Control For Girls At Age 15, by Eleanor Beardsley:
Beginning next year, young women in France between the ages of 15 and 18 will have access to birth control free of charge, and without parental notification. The French government says the new measure is intended to reduce pregnancies in this age group that result from a mixture of ignorance, taboo and lack of access to contraception. . . .