Thursday, September 23

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The Campaigning Health Innovator: 'Contraceptive methods are not good enough'
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The Campaigning Health Innovator: 'Contraceptive methods are not good enough'

As Marie Claire launches Women in Tech week, we meet Alice Pelton: the reproductive health innovator who created the world's first contraception review platform It’s estimated around 314 million women and girls are using some form of contraception, but for many of us, finding the right method can be a minefield. If you’ve been researching the different types of contraceptives yourself, we reckon you might want to check out The Lowdown. Co-founded by Alice Pelton, it’s a contraceptive platform designed to help women find helpful, user-generated data on contraceptive methods and change the operating system for women’s health. After suffering from horrendous side effects from contraception herself- Alice started taking the Pill when she was 16 and it took her over a decad...