Most people think of contraceptives as a means of protection for safe sex. But it is more than a method of preventing unwanted pregnancy. It provides protection against sexually transmitted diseases. It is a tool for family planning, and it helps women provide adequate, healthy space between pregnancies. And it can be an effective treatment for a number of reproductive health issues. The use of contraception methods is also a responsible answer to the pressing problems of the world, such as overpopulation.