Definition of Stopes, Marie in English:

Stopes, Marie

Line breaks: Marie Stopes
Pronunciation: /stəʊps/

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  • (1880–1958), Scottish birth-control campaigner; full name Marie Charlotte Carmichael Stopes. Her book Married Love (1918) was a frank treatment of sexuality within marriage. In 1921 she founded the pioneering Mothers' Clinic for Birth Control in London.

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