“If it’s available over the counter, there’s lesser fear of asking the doctor for the morning-after pill.”

Unlike other nations, Singapore restricts the sale of emergency contraception. Obtaining the pill requires a doctor’s prescription—one can’t simply get it over the counter.

As discourse about sex and sexual health becomes normalised among younger generations, we ask people in Singapore how they feel about the availability of Plan B here. While some firmly believe the current system is necessary, others are starting to question existing regulations.

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