Combined oral contraceptive pill  

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The Combined Oral Contraceptive Pill (COCP), often referred to as "the Pill", is a birth control method, taken orally. It was first approved for contraceptive use in the United States in 1960, and are a very popular form of birth control. They are currently used by more than 100 million women worldwide and by almost 12 million women in the United States.

The sexual revolution

One suggested trigger for the modern sexual revolution was the development of the birth control pill in 1960, which gave women access to easy and reliable contraception.



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