Loads of young people have ‘no idea’ how the morning after pill works

According to the new data from ellaOne, people aged 18-35 have a dangerous lack of knowledge about emergency hormonal contraception (EHC), and it’s leaving them at greater risk of unplanned pregnancy.

The results of a survey of more than 1,000 British 18-35-year-olds, highlighted how vulnerable young people are when it comes to misinformation about the morning after pill.

The most popular sources for advice on sexual health are the internet, or people’s friends – which are the most prone to providing inaccurate information.

Only 44% of respondents had been taught about EHC during their sex education (with 43% of those saying it was only mentioned briefly), and 54% said the internet would now be their first port of call for advice on sexual health.

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