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birth-control campaigner who in 1921 opened the first birth control clinic in London (1880-1958)

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During the three months ended September 30, the mine produced 82,203 ounces (oz) of gold and 83,233 oz of silver from low-grade stockpiles, development muck, and stope ore.
Its Birmingham branch has held protests for seven years and last month finished its second 40-day vigil of 2017 outside the Marie Stopes clinic in Edgbaston.
The Marie Stopes Clinic in Belfast currently provides non-surgical terminations up to nine weeks.
Marie Stopes UK has a 24-hour confi-dential helpline One Call (0345 300 8090) offering women advice and counselling.
He said that the Office of the Roving Ambassador will use resources marked under "Funds for Local Cooperation" to support Marie Stopes Society in the field of reproductive health.
This is a groundbreaking move from Marie Stopes which should be welcomed by all those who believe that women in Northern Ireland have a right to excellent sexual and reproductive health services," she said in a statement.
Instead, viewers are directed to a Marie Stopes website advocating the use of a long-acting reversible contraception, such as implants.
Defending the campaign, Marie Stopes said they did not mention abortion and did not promote the procedure but drew attention to the advice line.
The ad for unplanned pregnancy and abortion advice at Marie Stopes clinics will "confront the taboo" and raise awareness of sexual health, the organisation said.
Around 80% of the 65,000 abortions provided by Marie Stopes in 2009 were carried out free on the NHS, with 20% being paid for privately.
The sexual health clinic Marie Stopes International has paid for a slot on Channel 4 for an advert targeted at women in the middle of an unplanned pregnancy.
Marie Stopes International say the advert for unplanned pregnancy and abortion advice will "confront the taboo" and raise awareness of sexual health.
In 1911 Stopes met and married a Canadian botanist, Reginald Gates, in Montreal.
donated contraceptive supplies to Marie Stopes International, a British charity that operates sexual and reproductive health programs in the developing world.