The contraceptive myth exposed

The news that two thirds of women having abortions were using contraception when they became pregnant nails the myth that just providing contraception addresses the huge problem of unplanned pregnancies and abortions.  It also calls into serious question the whole direction of current sex education policy and public health which urgently need to be re-evaluated. Contraception is… Read more »

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A quarter of women having abortions are abused

 The study shows a strong association between intimate partner violence (IPV) and abortion. “These findings reinforce the fact that there is a significant relationship between abortion and violence against women,” LIFE spokeswoman Michaela Aston says, “and that this relationship becomes stronger with repeat terminations.”  In one study, for example, women presenting for a third termination… Read more »

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Life calls for attitude change following Rochdale Report

WE are calling for all agencies responsible for the health and welfare of young people to take a different and more serious view of the problem of underage sexual activity following the Rochdale sexual exploitation case. Life has welcomed the latest report on the case by Rochdale Borough Safeguarding Children Board, saying it accurately points to… Read more »

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