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A 5-year evaluation of the emergency contraception enhanced community pharmacy service provided in Wales
Mantzourani, Efi; Hodson, Karen; Evans, Andrew et al

Intent to have a second child among Chinese women of childbearing age following China’s new universal two-child policy: a cross-sectional study
Liu, Jue; Liu, Min; Zhang, Shikun et al

Simultaneous compared to interval administration of mifepristone and misoprostol for medical abortion up to 10(+0) weeks’ gestation: a systematic review with meta-analyses
Schmidt-Hansen, Mia; Lord, Jonathan; Hasler, Elise et al

Hormonal contraception and HIV acquisition among women: an updated systematic review
Curtis, Kathryn M.; Hannaford, Philip C.; Rodriguez, Maria Isabel et al

Sociodemographic and behavioural correlates of lifetime number of sexual partners: findings from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing
Jackson, Sarah E.; Yang, Lin; Veronese, Nicola et al

Impact of household composition and satisfaction with family life on self-reported sexual health outcomes of high-school students in Hong Kong
Wong, William Chi Wai; Choi, Edmond P. H.; Holroyd, Eleanor et al

Acceptability of artificial intelligence (AI)-enabled chatbots, video consultations and live webchats as online platforms for sexual health advice
Nadarzynski, Tom; Bayley, Jake; Llewellyn, Carrie et al

Sexual and reproductive healthcare providers’ opinions on expansion of pharmacy-led provision of contraception
Boog, Katie; Chen, Zhong Eric; Cameron, Sharon

Sexually transmitted infection testing awareness, uptake and diagnosis among urban refugee and displaced youth living in informal settlements in Kampala, Uganda: a cross-sectional study
Logie, Carmen Helen; Okumu, Moses; Mwima, Simon et al

Trends in the method and gestational age of abortion in high-income countries
Popinchalk, Anna; Sedgh, Gilda

Reproductive control by others: means, perpetrators and effects
Rowlands, Sam; Walker, Susan

Copper intrauterine device use and HIV acquisition in women: a systematic review
Hannaford, Philip C.; Ti, Angeline; Chipato, Tsungai et al

Male contraception: where are we going and where have we been?
Reynolds-Wright, John Joseph; Anderson, Richard

Prevalence and correlates of ‘sexual competence’ at first heterosexual intercourse among young people in Britain
Palmer, Melissa J.; Clarke, Lynda; Ploubidis, George B. et al

Menstrual restriction prevalence and association with intimate partner violence among Nepali women
Cardoso, Lauren F.; Clark, Cari Jo; Rivers, Kelsey et al

A systematic review of the effectiveness of counselling strategies for modern contraceptive methods: what works and what doesn’t?
Cavallaro, Francesca L.; Benova, Lenka; Owolabi, Onikepe O. et al

At-home telemedicine for medical abortion in Australia: a qualitative study of patient experiences and recommendations
Fix, Laura; Seymour, Jane W.; Sandhu, Monisha Vaid et al

Immediate postnatal contraception: what women know and think
Thwaites, Annette; Log, Louise; Nardo, Anthony; Mann, Sue

Local anaesthetic vasectomy is not as painful as patients expect
Sooltangos, Aisha; Al-Ausi, Maher

Higher discontinuation rate with a standard-sized compared to a small-sized ‘gold standard’ copper intrauterine device: a case-control review
Akintomide, Hannat; Barnes, Pam; Brima, Nataliya et al