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Having children when we want

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6483

Duration

00:05:50

Production year

2018

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Summary

May '68 had turned French society upside down. Yet abortion was still highly illegal. Pierre Jouannet discovered a painless abortion technique in an apartment in 1972, the Karman method. This triggered a new movement. Many medical doctors like Ségolène Aymé and Pierre Jouannet decided there was no time to be lost and that the law had to be challenged by helping women who wanted to terminate their pregnancy. This is how the “Movement for Abortion and Contraception Freedom” (MLAC) came into being. With just but one goal: change the law!

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