In the news: “In India, Banking on the ‘Morning After’ Pill”


Mridu Khullar Relph, “In India, Banking on the ‘Morning After’ Pill“,, May 26, 2010

“Though preventive oral contraceptives are widely regarded as the most reliable method of birth control, the Indian government’s past focus on surgical female sterilization may have slowed their adoption. “Around two or three decades ago, the concern was that India’s population was a burden and it needed to be controlled,” says K.G. Santhya, an associate with the poverty, gender and youth program of the international nonprofit Population Council.”


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