'Our Bodies, Ourselves' Turns 40, Remains Relevant

June 25, 2024

Photo of some of the founders of Our Bodies Ourselves

Womensenews.org October 1, 2011

New voices include women’s organizations around the world that have created their own resources adapted from “Our Bodies, Ourselves.” Throughout the book, you will meet members of the Our Bodies Ourselves Global Network and read about their work on issues such as abortion, infertility, HIV education and prevention and social activism. From distributing posters via canoes in rural Nigeria to setting up interactive websites in Israel and Turkey and reshaping health policy in Nepal and Armenia, their efforts exemplify movement building and the power of voices raised in action.

Read the full story: ‘Our Bodies, Ourselves’ Turns 40, Remains Relevant by Our Bodies Ourselves, WeNews guest author