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Emergency Contraception

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Emergency contraception (EC) is a safe, effective and responsible method of preventing pregnancy when regular contraception has failed, no contraception was used and/or in the case of sexual assault.

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POLICY

Through the prompt use of emergency contraception, many unwanted and unplanned pregnancies can be avoided. The IFPA has for many years campaigned and advocated for better access to emergency contraception for women and girls. As of February 2011, emergency contraception is available from all pharmacies without a prescription.

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SERVICES

IFPA clinics provide emergency contraception as part of our regular sexual and reproductive health services. See here for more about our walk-in emergency contraception service.

INFORMATION CLIP

As a result of the frequent questions asked by women and men about Emergency Contarception within many IFPA training programmes, the IFPA devloped an information clip on Emergency Contraception. View the information clip here.

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FACTSHEET

Read the IFPA Factsheet on Emergency Contraception here.

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EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT EMERGENCY CONTRACEPTION

Every sexually active woman or girl may need to access emergency contraception at some point in her life so it is important to learn the facts. This section also contains information about how to access emergency contraception and what to do if you are refused emergency contraception by a doctor or a pharmacist. More

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EMERGENCY CONTRACEPTION: MYTHS & FACTS

There is a lot of misinformation about emergency contraception. This section gives clear and unbiased information on emergency contraception and dispels many of the myths associated with it. More

 

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