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Featured anniversary | 17 March 1921
Marie Stopes opens Britain's first family planning clinic
Marie Stopes opened Britain's first family planning clinic, the Mothers' Clinic, in Holloway, north London. In 1925 the clinic moved to Whitfield Street in central London, where it remains to this day.
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