Congressional Offices Getting 'Our Bodies, Ourselves'

June 22, 2024

Educate Congress: National Press Club Press Conference from L-R: Marion McCartney, CNM; Cindy Pearson, executive director, National Women’s Health Network; Diana Zuckerman, president, National Research Center for Women & Families; Judy Norsigian, founder and executive director, Our Bodies Ourselves; Erin Thornton, executive director, Every Mother Counts; Vivian Pinn, former director (retired), Office of Research on Women’s Health, NIH; and Debra Silimeo, National Press Club.

National Journal October 23, 2012

If any member of Congress needs a primer on ladies’ bodies, they’re in luck: each office will be getting a copy of the seminal women’s health book, Our Bodies, Ourselves.

Women’s groups are sending each office a copy of the book in an effort to educate lawmakers on women’s health and sexuality issues. The book covers everything from pregnancy to menopause.

Read the full story: Congressional Offices Getting ‘Our Bodies, Ourselves’ by Elahe Izadi