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HLTH/WMST 471 INTRODUCTION TO WOMEN’S HEALTH Jan. 26, 2001 Carolyn C. Voorhees, PhD
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“The medical model is still male in many ways. Women have been ignored far too much. This has gone on too long. It’s traditionally been that human chemistry and physiology were male until proven otherwise. Women will make a revolution in health care.” —Kathryn C. Benjamin, MD Past President American Medical Women’s Association
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Courtesy of the National Library of Medicine Historical Dimensions: Women’s Health Movement 1830s and 1840s: The Popular Health Movement 1861–1865: The Civil War 1873 to 1890s: The Women’s Medical Movement
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Historical Dimensions: Women’s Health Movement 1890s to 1920s: The Progressive Era 1930s to 1950s: World War II, Postwar Years
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© Creatas Historical Dimensions: Women’s Health Movement 1960s–1970s: The Grassroots Movement 1980s: Changing Public Policy
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Women’s Health Health-Care Institutions Academia Government Advocacy Organizations Historical Dimensions: Women’s Health Movement 1990s: Women’s Health at the Forefront
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Historical Dimension: Women’s Health Movement The New Millennium
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Feminism The idea that women should have the same political, economic, and social rights and opportunities as men. First wave: Suffragists and abolitionists, late 19th, early 20th century Second wave: 1960s and 1970s, specific, often political injustices and inequalities Third wave: 1980s and 1990s, examining all areas of society from a feminist perspective
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The Future of Feminism?
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