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Istanbul is a complex environment for women's healthcare. While birth control pills are available in many pharmacies ("eczanes" in Turkish) in the city center, it can be difficult to find reliable and responsive treatment for other needs.
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Istanbul is a complex environment for women's healthcare. While birth control pills are available in many pharmacies ("eczanes" in Turkish) in the city center, it can be difficult to find reliable and responsive treatment for other needs. This is due to the conflicting messages surrounding women's sexual and reproductive freedom in the country.  
  
 
==Contraception==
 
==Contraception==

Revision as of 21:54, 17 October 2015

Istanbul is a complex environment for women's healthcare. While birth control pills are available in many pharmacies ("eczanes" in Turkish) in the city center, it can be difficult to find reliable and responsive treatment for other needs. This is due to the conflicting messages surrounding women's sexual and reproductive freedom in the country.

Contraception

In Turkey, you do not need a prescription to purchase birth control.

In central Istanbul, birth control pills are available in many pharmacies ("eczanes" in Turkish). While there are less options than in the States, there are certainly a few options, including Yasmin.

Morning After Pill/Plan B

In Turkey, you do not need a prescription to purchase Plan B. You can purchase them at pharmacies for about [HOW MANY LIRA?]. Common brands include [ADD ON NAMES HERE].

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