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History of the women’s health movement
History of the women’s health movement
History of the women’s health movement
History of the women’s health movement
History of the women’s health movement
History of the women’s health movement
History of the women’s health movement
History of the women’s health movement
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History of the women’s health movement

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  • 1.  
  • 2. Key Organizations
    • 1970-Boston Women’s Health Collective publishes Our Bodies, Ourselves
    • 1971-Feminist Women’s Health Centers
    • 1973-Committee to End Sterilization Abuse
    • 1975-National Women’s Health Network
    • 1981-National Black Women’s Health Project
  • 3. Ideology of the Grassroots Feminist Health Movement
    • Knowledge
      • Critique medicalization
      • Favor “evidence based medicine”
    • Empowerment/Authority
  • 4. Ideology of the Grassroots Feminist Health Movement
    • Consciousness raising groups
      • “ the personal is political”
  • 5. Ideology of the Grassroots Feminist Health Movement
    • Lay leadership
    • Refuse corporate sponsorship
  • 6. Results
    • Increased awareness of women’s health issues
    • Research Funds
    • Research Participation Parity
  • 7. Results
    • 1990-Office of Research on Women’s Health (NIH)
    • 1991-Office on Women’s Health (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services)
    • 1993-NIH Revitalization Act
  • 8. Professionalization
    • $$$$$$$
    • Often disease/issue specific

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