An experiment with fruit flies reveals the looming threat of male fertility loss at high temperatures.
One former inmate says he refused a vasectomy and was required to serve an additional 30 days
Male reproductive damage under heat wave conditions could be contributing to biodiversity declines in the Anthropocene.
In the 90s, hundreds of thousands of Peruvian women were forcibly sterilized as part of a government operation. Over a decade on, the Quipu Project is helping to gather the horrifying testimonies of the victims.
Hint: no one knows for sure what the consequences would be.
Saskatoon Health Region has apologized after Brenda Pelletier and Tracy Bannab went public with stories of being pressured to consent to tubal ligation surgeries. One woman was sterilized.
Even though England is still totally here.
In 19 countries in Europe, transgender people are forced to undergo surgery and sterilization in order to legally change their gender, a practice that has been widely condemned as outdated and abusive.
Proposed laws in Iran would restrict contraception, ban sterilization, dismantle state-funded family programs, and allow discrimination against single female job applicants.
Five HIV-positive women are suing Doctors Without Borders and other groups over sterilizations that allegedly occurred without their knowledge or proper consent.
India's social conservatism makes it difficult for most people to talk frankly about sex, whether in the case of birth control or in the prevention of sexually transmitted infections.