Highlights from 19. June 2013

Everyone who’s now an adult, thoughtful, smart and always rational was once young and possibly not quite so thoughtful, smart and always rational.





Everyone who’s now an adult, thoughtful, smart and always rational was once young and possibly not quite so thoughtful, smart and always rational. At that age, it’s possible that one unthinkingly jumpes into bed without using contraception. Unwanted consequences can be avoided with the morning-after pill – if it’s easily available. This wasn’t the case in the US, but thanks to a recent decision, obtaining it over the counter and without age limits will soon be possible: http://en.muvs.org/topic/too-young-for-sex/

Current divorce law is important for some women, while access to birth control and legal protection for female employees is more important for others. Personal evaluations of specific women’s rights vary greatly, depending on one’s own life. What about the big picture? Which women’s rights that have been made law in the past few decades are the most beneficial? The answer might be a surprise: http://en.muvs.org/topic/birth-control-is-worth-as-much-as-a-pay-rise/

 

Visit the Museum for Contraception and Abortion (MUVS), Mariahilfer Gürtel 37, 1150 Vienna, open Wednesday to Sunday, 2 to 6 p.m., or visit our website on http://en.muvs.org/ and our facebooksite http://www.facebook.com/eMUVS.