World Contraception Day, observed annually on September 26th, serves as a global reminder of the significance of contraception in family planning, reproductive health, and gender equality. It is an opportunity to celebrate the progress made in reproductive healthcare and renew our commitment to empowering individuals of all genders in their reproductive health decisions.
Tubal ligation is a surgical procedure that provides permanent protection from pregnancy. It is also known as tubal sterilization, tubal ligation, voluntary surgical contraception, tubectomy, bi-tubal ligation, tying the tubes, minilap, or “the operation”.
Our most recent MCI Fellow Ayotomiwa Oludahunsi sat down with us to discuss her interest in male contraception and motivation in her work. This blog post shares highlights from that conversation.