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Dear Amy,

I am writing a term paper on Margaret Sanger and I was wondering if you knew why Margaret started her movement. Also, why did she start the Woman Rebel and what were her goals when starting it? If there is anything else you could tell me related to what I asked, that would be great!

Thanks for your time!

-Jade

 

Jade --

Ellen Chesler wrote a great biography of Sanger, you should certainly reference that.

In general, she was motivated to do her work because as a nurse she was seeing many women die from botched self-abortions and realized that women needed access to birth control to help regulate their fertility. I don't know why she started Woman Rebel -- but my guess is to find her allies and to publicize her findings.

Good luck

-- Amy