Today, Planned Parenthood turns 100 years strong, and it all started right here in New York City.
Beginning as a small clinic in Brownsville, Brooklyn in 1916, Planned Parenthood of New York City (PPNYC) now provides sexual and reproductive health care services and information to more than 64,000 New Yorkers each year in our five health centers - one in each borough, and reaches another 25,000 through our extensive sex education programs.
On October 16, Planned Parenthood turns 100. What began as this country’s first birth control clinic in Brownsville, Brooklyn, is now a cornerstone of the American health care system. Planned Parenthood has 650 clinics across all 50...
We've come a long way since the days of jailing people for dispensing birth control.
One Planned Parenthood experience has remained seared into my memory like no other. I was standing outside of Planned Parenthood in downtown Birmingham, praying on my lunch break.
A century after Margaret Sanger was jailed for opening the first US birth control clinic, many women around the world are still deprived of the right to decide whether and when to have children My grandmother served a month in jail ...