Despite being a vocal advocate for birth control, Sanger also was involved in the eugenics movement.
It's more important than ever to ensure women the world over have the freedom and the means to make their own decisions about child-bearing.
A group of Democratic women lawmakers in the House will reintroduce a bill that would repeal Trump administration guidance that allows employers to cite religious or moral reasons and opt out of providing no-cost contraception.
The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday employers can deny employees no-cost birth control coverage if they object to the Affordable Care Act policy on religious grounds.
It has been 60 years since the FDA first approved the birth control pill on May 9, 1960. It emerged as an essential pillar of women's ability to have good quality of life.
A co-author of the unpublished paper stressed to Newsweek the study does not prove that taking birth control is risky or harmful.
Most people support Planned Parenthood funding, 'Roe v. Wade,' and federal protections for birth control coverage, according to recent polling by the Kaiser Foundation.
A Maryland mother wants to know why her daughter received a birth control implant without her permission.
The form of birth control can last for up to five years.
Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez called for easier access to birth control for women while also filing legislation that would give scientists access to more thoroughly study the health benefits of psilocybin and MDMA.
Acosta was grilled by Rep. Lauren Underwood over allowing employers to opt out from providing contraception to their staff through health insurance for religious or moral reasons.
Iowa Senate Republicans passed a bill that could mean a life sentence for those who cause the death of a fetus.
As controversial new rules to expand the grounds on which companies can refuse to cover their employees' contraception hit a judicial barrier, state attorneys general speak to Newsweek.
About 46 million women and girls have gained access to contraceptives in the world's lowest-income countries over the past six years, according to a report.
Although the pills are safe and effective, taking them in the wrong order could lead to unintended pregnancy and bleeding.
When used correctly, the app had a failure rate of just 1.8 percent.
"Trump has never been great at keeping track of women he's hurt," Samantha Bee said.
The packaging assures users, "Your prince will come."
Researchers say they have made a "major step forward."
Moments of courage, strength and rebellion in the fight for feminism.
More than 400 couples will be involved in the trial, expected to take place in several different countries.
IUDs failing are extremely rare, gynecologists say.