Ensler’s hope and goal is for each individual girl to “empower her authentic self.”
After numerous interviews, I learned why thyroid shields were not needed. In fact, they were considered a detriment to the mammogram process.
It is essential to go beyond the statistics to place Domestic Violence within a larger societal framework.
“The more people come out and talk about shame, the less power it has.”
“Women have different phases of life. A doctor still heavily focused on obstetrics may not be the best solution for an older woman’s concerns.”
Would anybody enlist if they knew a court ruling had put forth, “Rape is an occupational hazard of military service.”
The issues around health care for women go deeper than the nuts and bolts of what will and won’t be covered. At stake is gender discrimination that is evidenced in higher premiums for being a woman, lost maternity coverage, and denial of coverage due to gender-related pre-existing conditions.
Determined to open a conversation on defining beauty differently, Haddon’s question was, “What are the components of beauty?”
At the April 28, 2012 Unite for Women In New York March and Rally, there was consistent, verbalized incredulity that in the 21st century women were refighting old battles that were supposed to have been won.
Three books disseminate practical information in combination with a new way for women to contemplate their futures.