The history of contraception is fascinating and horrifying.

Inserting honey mixed with crocodile shit before sex. Wearing weasel testicles around the upper-thigh. Drinking onion juice. Washing semen out of the vagina with Coca Cola.

These are just some of the messed-up (and completely useless) ways women have tried to prevent pregnancy throughout history.

This video is… informative:

The video was produced by Engender Health, which is a global women’s health organisation committed to family planning. They believe women have the right to adequate contraception, to ensure that every pregnancy is planned and every child is wanted.

Visit the Engender Health ‘Where’s The Family Planning?’ campaign page here, and follow the #WherestheFP hashtag on twitter here.

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