Highlights from 23. October 2014

We too have something to say about WWI:





Contraception turned into a public-health issue, and condoms quickly became part of a soldier’s important equipment: http://en.muvs.org/topic/first-world-war-condoms-widely-used-for-the-first-time/

WWII, on the other hand, helped encourage discussion of abortion, with varying results in different countries. We’re taking a look at the USA this time: http://en.muvs.org/topic/birth-control-in-the-usa-salami-tactics-or-slice-by-slice/

 

Visit the Museum for Contraception and Abortion (MUVS), Mariahilfer Gürtel 37, 1150 Vienna, open Wednesday to Sunday, 2 to 6 p.m., or visit our website on http://en.muvs.org/ and our facebooksite http://www.facebook.com/eMUVS.