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In 2018, Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health reached a major milestone: the beginning of its 50th year of publication. [email protected] celebrated this anniversary by revisiting and, well, putting in perspective archival materials that the journal’s editors consider highlights of its history.

Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Family Planning Perspectives may be accessed through Wiley Online Library and JSTOR.

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Since the earliest years of the journal, there has been intense focus on teens’ sexual behavior and pregnancy experiences, policies that affect the education and services they get, their knowledge and attitudes related to various outcomes and risks, and much more. Perspectives has...

Shining Light on an Epidemic

In the mid-1990s, an estimated 12 million Americans contracted an STD annually, and more than 55 million were estimated to have an incurable viral infection that they had contracted sexually. To call attention to the issue and formulate recommendations, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) convened a...


Cover illustrations of Margaret Sanger © Matthew and Eve Levine