Thought Babble

How Brexit Could Mean a Shift to the Right for the Whole EU

The far-right undercurrent in Europe is nothing new, but experts are now warning that these former marginal pockets of extremism are gaining support from a much wider and more diverse section of society. This new wave of ultra-conservatism combined with the anticipated exodus of the UK’s stabilising presence in the European Parliament suggests a major […]

The Pill Photo: BELGAIMAGE, Source: De Standaard
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European Nations Named and Shamed for Failing Citizens’ Sexual Health Needs

April this year marked 50 years of family planning being declared a basic human right. This is a timely milestone considering that just a few weeks prior, an intriguing official report called the “Contraception Atlas” was released, comparing 46 countries in the greater European community in terms of their provision of contraceptive services. But how […]