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World Contraception Day Celebrated on 26 September 2018: Theme, Aim, Significance



World Contraception Day Celebrated on 26 September 2018: Theme, Details, Aim, Significance, Highlights

World Contraception Day (WCD) is celebrated on 26th September, every year around the world to improve awareness about contraception and to enable young people to make informed choices about their sexual and reproductive health. 

World Contraception Day (WCD) is an annual worldwide campaign center around a vision where every pregnancy is wanted. It was launched in the year 2007.

World Contraception Day (WCD) 2018 theme this year is 'Contraception: it's your life, it's your responsibility' which is the every year theme and motto of World Contraception Day.

The importance of contraception methods as described by a study, 'Contraception is important for the prevention of unintended pregnancies worldwide. Many contraceptives also have other medical benefits, such as decreasing endometrial and ovarian cancer risk or regulating the pain and bleeding of menstruation.'

Contraceptions like condom can also curb the spread of STDs and STIs, even HIV and AIDs. In fact, as a study suggests, 'The notion of safe sex currently denotes protection from unintended pregnancy, HIV, and other sexually transmitted diseases (STD). Modern parallel complications of sexual activity should, therefore, be considered when selecting contraceptives.' 





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