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Planned Parenthood has been an expert source of information and education on reproductive and sexual health care issues for 100 years. Get fact sheets and reports on Planned Parenthood programs and reproductive rights and health care issues, including contraception, sex education, teen pregnancy, abortion, and international family planning.


Abortion After the First Trimester
Myths About Abortion and Breast Cancer
The Difference Between Emergency Contraception and Medical Abortion
The Emotional Effects of Induced Abortion   
The Medical and Social Benefits Of Abortion Access
Mifepristone:  Expanding Women’s Options for Early Abortion
Roe v Wade:  Its History and Impact
Abortion Safety

Health Disparities

National Survey of Women's Knowledge of Recommended Screenings of Breast and Cervical Cancer

Birth Control

Birth Control Has Expanded Opportunity for Women — In Economic Advancement, Educational Attainment, and Health Outcomes   
Griswold v Connecticut — The Impact of  Legal Birth Control and the Challenges that Remain
Emergency Contraception — History and Access
The Truth About Condoms


Get to Know Planned Parenthood Global
Increasing Access to Safe Abortion Worldwide
Using Mobile Technology to Improve Young People's Health in Nigeria

Margaret Sanger

Margaret Sanger — Our Founder
Opposition Claims About Margaret Sanger

Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood by the Numbers
Planned Parenthood: Who We Are
The Urgent Need for Planned Parenthood Health Centers 
Who We Are: Serving the LGBTQ Community
Men's Health at Planned Parenthood


Pregnancy and Childbearing Among U.S. Teens
Reducing Teen Pregnancy


Intimate Partner Violence and Reproductive Coercion

Sex & Sexuality

The Health Benefits of Sexual Expression
Masturbation — From Stigma to Sexual Health

Sex Education

Inclusive Sex Education
Sex Education in the United States
Sex Education in the United States - Abridged


HPV Myths v. Facts
HPV — The Most Common Sexually Transmitted Virus


Fact Sheet