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L'ExpositionCette exposition virtuelle sur le néo-malthusianisme français – le mouvement pour le contrôle des naissances en France – est dédiée à l’oeuvre de ses pionniers, les anarchistes Paul Robin... [Exhibition]
Founded in 1881, the Dutch Neo-Malthusian League (NMB) promoted contraception both at an ideological and a practical level. Its practical support could include a qualified medical doctor or midwife... [Collection highlight]
A new web exhibition presents the story of contraception in France in the 19th and 20th centuries. The anarchists Paul Robin and Jeanne and Eugène Humbert were trailblazers and leaders of the neo-... [News]
The Dutch Neo-Malthusian League propagated contraception. Given the shortage of doctors willing to work for the NMB, the League decided to employ unqualified women to insert a diaphragm in clients... [Item of the Day]
The Dutch Neo-Malthusian Union was founded on 2 November 1881 as an 'Association for the intentional regulation of pregnancy'. In their early years they published many brochures on how to prevent... [Item of the Day]
By order of the Dutch minister of Justice Dries van Agt, on May 18, 1976, the police raided the abortion clinic Bloemenhove, and tried to seal the surgeries. Abortion clinics do not have legal status... [Item of the Day]
Eugène Humbert and his partner Jeanne were advocates of free love and birth control. They spread these ideas not only in writing but in practice as well. In pre-war France this resulted in various... [Item of the Day]