Family Planning Association

Connections

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Occupation Norah Lofts
During this time she also sat on the Boards of Managers of two schools, and she worked for the Family Planning Association .
Textual Production Muriel Jaeger
MJ published a work of history entitled Before Victoria, dedicated to her first reader and friendly critic,
Jaeger, Muriel. Before Victoria. Chatto & Windus, 1956.
prelims
Margaret A. Pyke .
Margaret Amy Pyke, née Chubb, is remembered for her birth-control activism. She...

Timeline

1930
The National Birth Control Council formed to coordinate the work of existing birth control societies and to promote scientific contraception.
1930
A number of rival birth-control clinics joined forces as the National Birth Control Association (later the Family Planning Association).
1930
The National Birth Control Council formed to coordinate the work of existing birth control societies and to promote scientific contraception.
1932
Plymouth in Devon founded the first city-sponsored, permanent birth control clinic in Britain, with encouragement from the National Birth Control Association .
By the end of 1938
The National Birth Control Association absorbed the Society for the Provision of Birth Control Clinics , as it had already absorbed the Workers' Birth Control Group , which had campaigned steadily throughout the 1920s.
10 May 1939
The National Birth Control Association changed its name to the Family Planning Association under the leadership of Sir Thomas Harder .
Later 1960
Oral contraceptives, popularly known as the Pill, marketed by Searle under the name of Enovid, gained approval for use in Britain by the Family Planning Association .
1964
The Brooks Advisory Centre (supported by the Family Planning Association ) gave birth control advice to unmarried women for the first time.
1974
The National Health Service accepted responsibility for family planning clinics and the Family Planning Association started to hand over its established network of more than a thousand clinics.
1984
The Men too campaign was launched by the Family Planning Association in Britain to include men in contraceptive decision-making.