Does emergency contraception promote teen sex?
Raine,Tina; Weiss,Deborah C.
Contemporary OB/GYN 50(9): 60-68
Publication date: 2005
The scientific evidence to date--including the authors' recent RCT--says no. Were EC to be available over-the-counter, it would not encourage risky sex nor increase rates of STI.
For 60 years, the Population Council has changed the way the world thinks about important health and development issues. Explore an interactive timeline of the Council's history, learn more about some of our key contributions, and watch a short video about why your support is so important to us.