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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.  
 
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==
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===Laws & Social Stigmas===
  
 
In Turkey, you do not need a prescription to purchase birth control.
 
In Turkey, you do not need a prescription to purchase birth control.
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===What to Get & Where to Get It===
  
 
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]].
 
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]].
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===Costs===
  
 
==Morning After Pill/Plan B==
 
==Morning After Pill/Plan B==
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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].
 
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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Revision as of 04:27, 22 June 2016

OVERVIEW

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

Laws & Social Stigmas

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

What to Get & Where to Get It

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.

Costs

Morning After Pill/Plan B

Laws & Social Stigmas

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].

What to Get & Where to Get It

Costs

Medications

Laws & Social Stigmas

What to Get & Where to Get It

Costs

Menstruation

Laws & Social Stigmas

What to Get & Where to Get It

Costs

Gynecological Exams

Laws & Social Stigmas

What to Get & Where to Get It

Costs

STD Tests

Laws & Social Stigmas

What to Get & Where to Get It

Costs

Pregnancy

Laws & Social Stigmas

What to Get & Where to Get It

Costs

Abortion

Laws & Social Stigmas

What to Get & Where to Get It

Costs

Advocacy & Counseling

Laws & Social Stigmas

What to Get & Where to Get It

Costs

List of Additional Resources