birth control

Israel’s Health Ministry Orders Halt To Injectable Contraception For Ethiopian Women

01/29/2013

Israel's Health Ministry has ordered the four public health maintenance organizations to stop giving Ethiopian Israelis a long-acting contraception injection.

A Jewish Ethiopian woman with a cross tattooed on her forehead poses for a portrait in Addis Ababa. Getty Images

NCJW leader: Enact Equal Access to Birth Control

06/15/2010
Special to the Jewish Week

Fifty years have passed since the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the birth control pill for sale with a doctor’s prescription. Now ninety-eight percent of all women will use contraception during their lifetimes, and one-third of those will use birth control pills.

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