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Live TV debate discusses new morning-after pill for use by girls under 16


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The morning-after pill has been officially licensed for use by girls under 16 for the first time and is set to be available from pharmacies across the country. 

Emergency contraceptionEllaOne, which is effective five days after sexual intercourse, has received a change of licence from the European medicines agency, which means it is available for use by any woman of reproductive age in Europe.

To discuss this and other sexual health issues join our panel debate where we will have a range of views on the best way to tackle sex education with your children. 

A new survey due to be released on 17th June is set to reveal that parents would prefer their son or daughter to have greater access to contraceptives from a pharmacist , rather than having to make an appointment with a GP.  

Watch the debate unfold on this interesting and, sometimes controversial, topic from 10am today.

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