The 'Real' Reason The Pill Hasn't Changed In Nearly 60 Years

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17 Dec 2019 · 11 minutes

The 'Real' Reason The Pill Hasn't Changed In Nearly 60 Years
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When the pill was introduced in Australia in the 1960's it was a game changer for women, but it hasn't changed much since despite growing concerns about the side effects.

So is no-one doing the research? Is there no demand for anything different? Or is there a political reason behind the lack of contraceptive pill innovation?

CREDITS 

Host/Producer: Claire Murphy 

Executive Producer: Elle Beattie 

Audio Producer: Ian Camilleri 

Thanks to our special guest Health Sociologist and Senior Lecturer at the Centre for Women's Health, Gender and Society at the University of Melbourne Louise Keogh

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