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Flip Chart - Ortho Pharmaceuticals, Family Planning Educational Aid, 1970s Reg. No: HT 22520
- Flip chart produced by Ortho Pharmaceuticals in the 1970s as family planning educational aid. It was used in Melbourne factory workplace training sessions by Women in Industry Contraception and Health (WICH).
It is part of a collection of material obtained from individuals and organisations in the course of developing the 'Trailblazers: Migrant Women Activists' exhibition, which was held in the Immigration Museum's Community Gallery from March to July 2008.
The material in the Trailblazers collection documents the earliest days of migrant women's activism in Victoria, pioneering activity that led to significant policy shifts in Australia and the advent of new, ethnic-specific social services. The collection particularly features individuals and organisations that lobbied for or were active in influencing the formation or reformation of government policies. It also reflects the broader efforts supporting migrant women services generally, especially campaigns for improvements to domestic violence services, women's health and contraception, working conditions and childcare.
- Flip chart with 13 pages illustrating women's reproductive system and various options for birth control (promotes the pill).
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Multicultural Centre for Women's Health, 2008
|Dimensions:||560 mm (Height), 430 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||women s issues, migration settlement, health campaigns, women s movement, education kits|
|Themes this item is part of:||Medicine in Society Collection, Migrant Women Activists' Collection|
|Primary Classification:||MEDICINE & HEALTH|
|Secondary Classification:||Public Health|
|Tertiary Classification:||health campaigns|
|Inscriptions:||Printed, front cover, black text "UNDERSTANDING FAMILY PLANNING / Ortho".
Stamped on top of front cover: "WOMEN IN INDUSTRY / CONTRACEPTION AND HEALTH / 17 DRUMMOND STREET CARLTON SOUTH, 3053 / PH 633-3893 6333819".
Handwritten across top: "W.I.C.H."
|Publisher:||Ortho Pharmaceuticals, a division of Janssen Ortho (parent company Johnson & Johnson), United States of America, 1970|