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A British organization, founded in 1877 that campaigned for education on the topic of birth control along with the use of it for family planning purposes.

The Workers’ Birth Control Group was, unlike other groups, not formed with the intention of establishing clinics and distributing information and pamphlets on birth control, but was instead created with the goal of encouraging public action…

The Salt Lake Branch of the American Birth Control League was founded following a visit to Salt Lake City by Dr. James F. Cooper.

The Pennsylvania Branch of the American Birth Control League was organized in December 1921. After the Birth Control League of Allegheny County was formed as an individual organization in Pittsburgh, the Pennsylvania Branch based in Philadelphia…

In July, 1924 the League opened a space on Michigan Avenue in Chicago, where physicians could give instruction and advice about birth control to patients. A second site was later opened on Lincoln St. to serve the same purpose.

The Connecticut Branch of the American Birth Control League was founded in 1923 by Martha Houghton Hepburn, Mrs. George Day, and Mrs. M. Toscan Bennett, after the three heard Margaret Sanger speak at the Parson’s Theater in Hartford.

The San Francisco Birth Control Committee was organized by Anne Kennedy, the Executive and Legislative Secretary of the American Birth Control League. The Committee was involved in educational work and engaged with other local organizations such as…

Haddasah is a Jewish woman's association, founded in the United States in 1912, that focuses on health education, social action and advocacy. Starting in 1913 Hadassah sent nurses and health workers to provide services in Palestine.

An organization that served as a clearing house for research on sex and sexuality, founded by Magnus Hirschfeld in 1921. The League held congresses in Copenhagen (1928), London (1929), Vienna (1930), and Brno (1932). It dissolved in 1932 and many of…
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