The New Our Bodies, Ourselves: A Book by and for Women

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Simon & Schuster, 1992 - Women - 751 pages
The 20th-anniversary edition of the book hailed as the "most important work to come out of the women's movement" (Ellen Frankfurt) contains updated information on breast cancer, AIDS, and other vital contemporary health concerns. Illustrations throughout. Index.

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The Boston Women's Health Collective addresses the leading women's health issues of the 1990's. Here is an expanded and updated version for the 1990s and beyond of the book that has been called "the ... Read full review

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Our Bodies, Ourselves for the New Century reflects the vital health concerns of women of diverse ages, ethnic and racial backgrounds, and sexual orientations. In these pages, women will find new ... Read full review

Contents

Taking Care of Ourselves Introduction
19
Body Image
23
Body Image
28
Copyright

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The Boston Women's Health Book Collective (now known as Our Bodies Ourselves) is a non-profit organization founded in 1969 whose board members include Teresa Heinz Kerry, Susan Love, and Gloria Steinem. Their mission is to empower women by providing information about health, sexuality, and reproduction. "Our Bodies, Ourselves" is the organization's core vehicle for driving their mission. While OBOS is famous for its voice in policy, advocacy, and educational efforts related to women's health, they see their role as a global content provider as paramount. Judy Norsigian is the Executive Director of Our Bodies Ourselves.

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