Health

Safe sex and contraceptives

•Even a girl as young as 12 may need family planning – Edun, reproductive health expert By Chioma Obinna The use of contraceptives by adolescents is a sensitive issue in a country like Nigeria with strong religious attachments. Although government policy is to ensure availability of such service  for men and women who are ready and need it,  to many, doing the same for teenagers is still a hot topic. According to the World Health Organisation, WHO, about 50,000 teen...