Margaret Sanger


Born
in Corning, New York, The United States
September 14, 1879

Died
September 06, 1966

Genre

Influences


Margaret Higgins Sanger Slee was an American birth control activist and the founder of the American Birth Control League (which eventually became Planned Parenthood). Although she initially met with opposition, Sanger gradually won some support for getting women access to contraception. In her drive to promote contraception and negative eugenics, Sanger remains a controversial figure.

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The Pivot of Civilization

2.71 avg rating — 72 ratings — published 1922 — 37 editions
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Family Limitation

2.98 avg rating — 56 ratings — published 1917 — 16 editions
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My Fight For Birth Control

4.28 avg rating — 18 ratings — published 1931 — 2 editions
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What Every Girl Should Know

3.10 avg rating — 20 ratings — published 1969 — 8 editions
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The Selected Papers, Vol. 1...

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The case for birth control

3.14 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 2010 — 17 editions
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“No woman can call herself free who does not control her own body.”
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“No woman can call herself free until she can choose consciously whether she will or will not be a mother.”
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“No woman can call herself free who does not own and control her body. No woman can call herself free until she can choose consciously whether she will or will not be a mother.”
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