The History of the Pill

The use of a particular oral contraceptive for birth control has become so widespread that it’s now known only as “the pill”.

The pill is often cited as an equaliser and a tool of empowerment for people with a uterus and the ability to get pregnant. But there is still a lack of in-depth research into its side effects, especially on mental health.

The Daily‘s Sam Baran was joined by Liz Duck-Chong, activist and feminist, to discuss the pill’s origins and how it has shaped society.

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