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Availability of Contraception and Its Impact on Society: America and China

Allison Elizabeth Burdick


The paper reviews the availability of contraception in America and China and how it has affected society as a whole. There are many aspects of society in both countries that have been impacted including religion, mental health, societal standards, the economy, feminism, birth rates, access to education and more. Since the introduction to widely available contaceptive use in the 1960s, both of these contries have changed drastically. The similarities and differences of how contraception has affected these counties is compared in this article.


Pharmacy; Contraception; America; China; Global Health; World Health


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