The HSE says it faces a constant online battle to ensure that someone searching for crisis pregnancy information does not come across a rogue agency.
Wed, 15 Nov, 2017
A beauty therapist dismissed for being pregnant received a paltry €5,179 in compensation this week. That is no deterrent, and one wonders if employers would be more accommodating if men gave birth, writes Clodagh Finn.
Sat, 01 Jul, 2017
The HSE is splashing out on the purchase of 500,000 condoms as part of the executive’s National Condom Project.
Thu, 23 Jul, 2015
New HIV cases have reached their highest point in five years — with a record number of infections among gay men and a major increase among injecting drug users.
Mon, 15 Jun, 2015
The number of women having abortions fell again last year, marking the 12th successive year in which the abortion rate has decreased.
Sat, 25 Oct, 2014
Irish teenagers who took part in a new sex education programme said they were better informed and more aware of the consequences of their actions afterwards.
Wed, 24 Sep, 2014
The number of Irish women seeking abortions in the UK has fallen for the 11th consecutive year.
Thu, 11 Jul, 2013
Nine out of 10 young people used contraception the first time they had sex, research has revealed.
Fri, 11 May, 2012
More than seven out of 10 students have had unprotected sex but have never been tested for a sexually transmitted infection (STI), according to research.
Mon, 13 Feb, 2012
ONE third of recent mothers have described their pregnancy as traumatic, with half blaming financial worries.
Tue, 28 Jun, 2011
A SEX education programme being delivered by former teenage mothers in schools around the country is raising young people’s awareness of the dangers of becoming sexually active too young.
Thu, 14 Oct, 2010
THE number of women giving Irish addresses at British abortion clinics has decreased for the eighth year in a row.
Wed, 26 May, 2010
Twelve women travel to Britain every day for an abortion, latest figures revealed today.
Tue, 25 May, 2010
THREE-in-five 18-35 year olds believe abortion should be legalised, according to a sex survey which found one-in-four women has experienced an unplanned pregnancy.
Thu, 21 Jan, 2010
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