2017 Sep

Why are females typically targeted?


Fertility control focuses on females because many mammal species are polygynous or polyandrous. If males were targeted there would need to be a very high percentage of male sterility to have population-level effects.4

2017 Sep

Who regulates fertility control products?


The Environmental Protection Agency regulates products in the United States, but each individual state has the authority to control the use of fertility control products. In Australia, the Australian Pesticide and Veterinary Medicine Authority. The European Union Directives regulates products in Europe, as well as by each individual member country. […]

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