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I am a localization manager/translator and intercultural consultant living in Berlin (Germany), passionate about languages, cultures, diversity management, dancing and good movies.  

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Sunday, May 9, 2010

Fifty years of the birth-control pill

Fifty years ago, exactly today, Food and Drug Administration (FDA) gave permission to commercialize in the US the birth-control pill invented by Gregory Goodwin Pincus.

It's ideally a revolution that allows women to take control of their own bodies. But practically? Practically, without a proper sex education, I'm afraid that the birth-control pill is too often just a tool given to someone who has no idea how to use it.

Tags: Anniversary, Women, Health, Sex education, Birth control