20th century, Humanities

A ‘Heroine of History’: Margaret Sanger, revolutionary birth control activist

By Jos Gibbons Margaret Higgins Sanger (1879 - 1966) was a major contributor to women's reproductive rights in the twentieth-century America. Her devout Catholic mother died of tuberculosis and cervical cancer after eighteen pregnancies, resulting in eleven live births, of which Margaret was the sixth. She enrolled in a nursing program after her mother's death.… Continue reading A ‘Heroine of History’: Margaret Sanger, revolutionary birth control activist