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New Research Publication: “Over-the-Counter Access to Oral Contraceptives for Adolescents,” Journal of Adolescent Health 
Dr. Melissa Kottke is a co-author on this review, which examines the safety and benefits of over-the-counter access to oral contraceptives for adolescents. The publication was covered by multiple outlets, including NPR: Over-the-Counter Birth Control Pills Would be Safe for Teens, Researchers Say.

In the News: Birth Control is Working Better - Or At Least, It's Failing Less (NPR)

In the News: Examining the Declining Abortion Rate (Paste)

New Research Publication: 2GETHER - The Dual Protection Project: Design and rationale of a randomized controlled trial to increase dual protection strategy selection and adherence among African American adolescent females.


The Jane Fonda Center's mission is to advance scientific knowledge about adolescence with an emphasis on adolescent reproductive health. We also seek to disseminate information and strategies for risk reduction and healthy transitions to adulthood.READ MORE >>


The Jane Fonda Center for Adolescent Reproductive Health was created in the year 2000 with a lead gift from Jane Fonda.READ MORE >>

Start Strong

Atlanta area teens kick off the Start Strong Atlanta initiative from the Jane Fonda Center.READ MORE >>