"A world where every pregnancy is wanted" is the theme of a worldwide contraception campaign which aims to prevent unwanted pregnancy and promote freedom of choice.
If you are sexually active and not planning to start a family, visit this section to learn more about the contraceptive options which include:
Natural methods (rhythm method), coitus interruptus and breastfeeding
Intrauterine devices (IUDs) such as the Mirena
Oral contraceptives (the pill and mini-pill)
If you have had unprotected sex but do not wish to fall pregnant, find out more about emergency contraception (the so-called "morning-after pill"). Also learn how to discuss sex and contraception with your teenager.