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DEPUTY GENERAL ATTORNEY:

“No Birth Control Pills under 15"

Published torsdag 16 april 2009 kl 12.08

Doctors and nurses who prescribe birth control pills for girls younger than 15 should be considered accessary to rape. That at least is the opinion of Mikael Hammarstrand, Sweden’s deputy general attorney. In an article in the journal “Dagens Medicin” Hammarstrand claims he would not hesitate to charge anyone who prescribes birth control for young teenagers.

Hammarstrand refers to a change made in criminal law in 2005 which outlines that sex with someone under 15 is to be considered an assault, even if those involved should assent.

Due to the unclear judicial situation, many doctors and nurses have stopped prescribing birth control pills to girls under 15. They have now asked the National Board of Health and Welfare for clarification. (ah)

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