Marie Stopes

Birth Control from the Archives

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Marie Stopes

Dr. Marie Stopes

Some fascinating BBC radio archive spanning the breadth of modern birth control in Britain.

From Dr. Marie Stopes first clinic in 1921 through her controversies, towards the modern day. Eugenics, class, Catholic arsonists and freedom from grinding poverty.

We always asked the women where they first heard of the clinic and a great many of them said ‘We were told in Church not to come!’

Listen here


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