A survey by the Kaiser Family Foundation found two-thirds of respondents were in favor of the new requirement for insurance plans to offer prescription birth control without a copay or deductible. Hamiza Bakirci/iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Although various types of contraceptive methods are available in Nigeria, about 20 percent of women say they're not able to access them. Sometimes their husbands stand in the way. GEORGE OSODI/ASSOCIATED PRESS hide caption


Before long, almost all insurers will have to cover birth control pills at no charge to women. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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