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2008/60/1 Educational kit, 'The Contraceptive Teaching Kit', plastic / paper / metal, made by Family Planning Association of New South Wales / various makers and publishers, sold by Healthrites Bookshop, Ashfield, New South Wales, Australia, various places of production, 1995. Click to enlarge.

Contraceptive Teaching Kit made by The Family Planning Association of New South Wales

Made
Contraception has been a dilemma for humanity for as long as we have been aware of the biological process of conception. Methods of contraception have ranged from rituals and natural methods and preparations, to the quite physically intrusive. In Australia, conservative attitudes towards sexual issues prevailed until the 1960s when sexual health began to become an issue in public forums. The increase of awareness of STDs, particularly HIV/AIDS, and the knowledge of how to avoid infection …

Summary

Object No.

2008/60/1

Object Statement

Educational kit, 'The Contraceptive Teaching Kit', plastic / paper / metal, made by Family Planning Association of New South Wales / various makers and publishers, sold by Healthrites Bookshop, Ashfield, New South Wales, Australia, various places of production, 1995

Physical Description

The kit is presented in a plastic case decorated with images of contraceptives and a logo with the words: 'The Contraceptive Kit'. Contained in the kit there are the following parts:

1 x Hand assembled 'The Contraceptive Teaching Kit' booklet, held together with paper clips
1 x 'Man's Sexy Squirting Banana' sex toy in packaging
1 x Intra-uterine device in packaging made by Janssen Cilag
1 x All-flex Arcing Spring diaphragm in packaging made by Janssen Cilag
1 x 'Male and Female Sexual Health' pamphlet published by Family Planning NSW
1 x 'The IUD Intrauterine device' pamphlet published by Therapeutic Goods Association, 1992
1 x clear plastic gynaecological tool in sealed bag
1 x 'Unplanned Pregnancy' pamphlet published by NSW Women's Health Advisory Council , 1990
1 x 'Young Person's Guide to Sex' pamphlet published by Family Planning NSW, 1992
1 x 'Ortho Diaphragm' introducer tool made by Janssen-Cilag, 1992
1 x 'Body Talk Multilingual Body Charts' order pamphlet published by Family Planning NSW and Healthrite Bookshop
1 x 'Hepatitis B' pamphlet
1 x 'Choices in Family Planning' pamphlet published by Family Planning NSW, 1993
1 x 'Family Planning NSW Educational material folder with contents
1 x 'Contraception Whats Best for You? book, written by Kendra Sundquist published by Health Books, 1993
1 x 'Vaginal Health' pamphlet published by Family Planning NSW, 1994
1 x 'Breast Examination' information leaflet published by Wyeth Pharmaceuticals
1 x 'Why Would I want To Use Condoms' leaflet published by Family Planning NSW, 1994
1 x 'Tickledoms' hand sex toy made by Gasworks Inc, Lauderdale, England
1 x Glyde Dams oral sex protection sample in sealed bag and information sheet
1 x Box of Three pack studded condoms in packaging made by Four Seasons
1 x Pap test sample kit produced by Western Sydney Area Health Service
1 x 'Using Condoms' booklet published by Family Planning Victoria
1 x 'A Small Book of Questions and Answers About The Pill' book published by Wyeth Pharmaceuticals and Family Planning NSW
1 x 'Having Sex Tonight?' sticker by Family Planning NSW
1 x 'Sexual Health: What Are STDs?' booklet published by Family Planning NSW
1 x Hepatitis C: 10 Questions and Answers' booklet published by NSW Health, 1994
8 x sheets of contraceptive pills: Triphasil 21; Microval; Biphasil 28; Biphasil 21; Brevinor; Synphasic 28; Brevinor 1; Norinyl-1 manufactured by Wyeth Pharmaceuticals
1 x bag containing morning after pill leaflet, sample of Stemetil pills (6) and sample of hormone pills (6) Nordiol
1 x bag containing 2 tampons and 1 sanitary napkin made by Johnson and Johnson
1 x 'Our Service is for Everyone' pamphlet published by Family Planning NSW
1 x 'The Pill' pamphlet published by Family Planning NSW
5 x 2.7g packets of KY lubricating gel made by Johnson and Johnson
1 x sample bag containing 5 various condoms and 'Contraceptive Devices' pamphlet
2 x AIDS/HIV and STD's educational drink coasters
1 x 2 pack of 4g packets of Glyde lubricant
1 x 'Does Your Birth Control Protect You Against HIV/AIDS and other STDs?' pamphlet, published by Commonwealth Australia Education Program, AIDS Bureau and NSW Department of Health
1 x 75g Ortho-Cream Vaginal cream in packaging made by Janssen-Cilag, 1992
1 x empty sample bag with warning label attached

Dimensions

Height

110 mm

Width

375 mm

Depth

360 mm

Production

Notes

The kit was made by the Family Planning Association of New South Wales, Ashfield, New South Wales, Australia in 1995 and sold by Healthrites Bookshop.

The kit contains products from various manufacturers and organisations, primarily pharmaceutical companies and health organisations including Wyeth Pharmaceuticals; Janssen Cilag Pharmaceuticals; Johnson and Johnson, NSW Health and Family Planning NSW.

History

Notes

Family Planning NSW has been providing reproductive and sexual health services in New South Wales for 80 years. They are an independent, non-profit organisation responsible to a voluntary board of directors. The majority of funding comes from the Federal and NSW governments, as well as Area Health Services, private enterprise and research organisations. They also generate a significant portion of income through the sale of goods and services associated with reproductive and sexual health; such as this contraceptive education kit, sold through the Healthrites Bookshop arm of Family Planning NSW.

This kit was purchased by the curator of the exhibition 'Taking Precautions' for research in 1995.

Source

Credit Line

Ex Museum stock, 2008

Acquisition Date

30 March 2008

Cite this Object

Harvard

Contraceptive Teaching Kit made by The Family Planning Association of New South Wales 2022, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 28 November 2022, <https://ma.as/378339>

Wikipedia

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