Reproductive Coercion

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March, 2015

Some forms of emergency contraception (EC) may not be as effective for heavier women. In particular, research studies have suggested that levonorgestrel (brand names Plan B One-Step® and Take Action™) might not be effective for individuals weighing more than 154 pounds, whereas ulipristal acetate (ella®) may only be effective up to 194 pounds. However, according to the American Society for Emergency Contraception (ASEC), these conclusions are based on very limited research and on…

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Reproductive Health & Justice, Reproductive Coercion
Comes to OB/GYN Offices
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March, 2013

Reproductive coercion and sexual coercion are not new ideas to advocates. For decades, survivors have been sharing their stories about partners poking holes in condoms, flushing birth control pills, pressuring to get pregnant, and pressuring to have sex. These conversations are now extending beyond our advocacy sphere and into doctors' offices.

In this research review, we take a look at the…

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Reproductive Coercion

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