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Woman and the New Race

Woman and the New Race

by Margaret Sanger
     
 

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Margaret Higgins Sanger (born Margaret Louise Higgins, September 14, 1879 - September 6, 1966, also known as Margaret Sanger Slee) was an American birth control activist, sex educator, writer, and nurse. Sanger popularized the term "birth control", opened the first birth control clinic in the United States, and established organizations that evolved into the Planned

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Margaret Higgins Sanger (born Margaret Louise Higgins, September 14, 1879 - September 6, 1966, also known as Margaret Sanger Slee) was an American birth control activist, sex educator, writer, and nurse. Sanger popularized the term "birth control", opened the first birth control clinic in the United States, and established organizations that evolved into the Planned Parenthood Federation of America.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781406538670
Publisher:
Dodo Press
Publication date:
07/28/2007
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range:
1 - 17 Years

Meet the Author

Margaret Sanger was an early feminist and women's rights activist who coined the term "birth control" and worked towards its legalization.
Sanger started her campaign to educate women about sex in 1912 by writing a newspaper column called "What Every Girl Should Know." In 1914, Sanger started a feminist publication called The Woman Rebel, which promoted a woman's right to have birth control. The Comstock Act of 1873 prohibited the trade in and circulation of "obscene and immoral materials.
She was very famous for the revolutionary books Woman and the New Race, Family Limitation, The Pivot of Civilization, and What Every Girl Should Know.

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