Una Harty outlines the past, present and future of contraception in our society.
The world’s population growth rate peaked in 1962 and 1963 at 2.2% per annum. Since then it hasn’t returned to its former glory. It’s all boils down to a single factor: the introduction of the infamous contraceptive pill three years …
Prozac wasn’t a fix-all solution, but it did mark the beginning of the end of my depression.
Depression and self-harm
This brief chapter of my life – which didn’t feel brief at the time – is hazy in my memory. I was in Junior Certificate year, fourteen years old, when I began to spiral destructively into what …