CHAPTER 20 - Serving Diverse Groups

Key Points for Providers and Clients


  • Unmarried and married youth may have different sexual and reproductive health needs. All contraceptives are safe for young people.


  • Correct information can help men make better decisions about their own health and their partner's health, too. When couples discuss contraception, they are more likely to make plans that they can carry out.

Women Near Menopause

  • To be sure to avoid pregnancy, a woman should use contraception until she has had no monthly bleeding for 12 months in a row.
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