Boston's Forgotten Role in the Women's Movement

July 13, 2024

Huffington Post | March 5, 2015

The most important book published during the Second Wave Women’s Movement, in my opinion, and also in the last century was “Our Bodies, Ourselves” (originally called the Boston Women’s Health Book Collective).

Now a global project with its motto “Information Inspires Action,” the book helped launch the women’s health movement and inspire, empower and equip women worldwide with information on health, sexuality and reproduction to claim the rights of their bodies. Translated in at least 29 languages, the New York Times called the tome a “feminist classic” and Time Magazine heralded it as “one of the 100 most important works of non-fiction.”

Read the full story: Boston’s Forgotten Role in the Women’s Movement by Irene Monroe.