Ofsted backs emergency contraception for school girls

April 2007
Education (14637073);4/13/2007, Issue 264, p3
The article reports that the British Office for Standards in Education endorsed the decision of schools to provide under-age girls with emergency contraception. The schools inspectorate said that school nurses who administered hormone injections and the morning-after pill to girls who had sex without condoms were performing a valuable service. It recommended that more schools should provide such facilities as part of moves to cut teenage pregnancy rates.


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