Home > Lifestyle > Contraception > News News All sections in Contraception » About Contraception » Contraception for Men » Contraception for Women » Teens and Contraception 'Dance4Demand' on Global Female Condom Day Today is Global Female Condom Day, and Wits University along with health and rights advocates worldwide are doing the 'Dance4Demand'. Talk Divorce support » Ask Addiction Expert » Quiz Are you depressed? » Like Health24 on Facebook » Strange sex Get the perfect shave South Africans not faithful and not using condoms A Human Sciences Research Council survey has revealed that South Africans are not using protection when engaging in sexual activities and are not faithful to their partners. Long term contraception more effective Women who choose birth control pills, the patch or vaginal ring are 20 times more likely to have an unplanned pregnancy, a study has found. Birth control pill for men promising A hormone-free drug tested in male mice might someday prove viable for men who want their own birth-control pill, according to new research. Emergency contraceptive useless for overweight women French drug maker HRA Pharma has announced that its morning-after pill Norlevo doesn't work for women who weigh more than 80 kilograms. Morning-after pill ineffective for heavier women A French contraceptive maker announced that its morning-after pill doesn't work when taken by women who weigh more than 80 kilograms. World contraception day: 26 September World Contraception Day takes place annually on September 26. This worldwide campaign centres on a vision for a world where every pregnancy is wanted. Launched in 2007, WCD’s mission is to improve awareness of contraception to enable young people to make informed choices regarding their sexual and reproductive health. “ Latest comment on Health24 Buzzbar says... If the author is going to bash people, they could at least have spelt ignorant correct in the first line.... African immigrants face ostracism in the US as panic takes hold ” Free under-the-skin contraceptive for all SA women South African health minister Aaron Motsoaledi announced that a small under-the-skin contraceptive device would be made available free of charge to all SA women. Contraceptive pill for men one step closer An Australian researcher says he has successfully made male mice infertile and believes a contraceptive pill for men has moved one step closer. SA teens urged to find out about contraception South African teenagers have been urged to search for accurate information about contraception to prevent unplanned pregnancies. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Exam stress – a challenge for the whole family Eduloan offers affordable education finance Vote for 2014 Hill's Pet Slimmer of the Year Live healthier Strenghten your immunity » Keep your immunity strong Immune system boosters Boost your family's immunity 5 immune boosters in your kitchen You don’t need a handful of vitamins and supplements to keep your body healthy, check out these five immune boosting foods you probably already have in your kitchen. Depression » Depression Depression and ageing Teen depression Depression: do you know the signs? One of the key roles you can play in the health of someone who is depressed or suffers from anxiety is to make sure they get the help they need. Here's what you need to know.