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Programs of Our Bodies Ourselves

Founded in 1969, our organization is best known for the groundbreaking book Our Bodies, Ourselves.

Today we continue to be a strong advocate for women's health. We are committed to providing accurate health and medical information in lay language while also advocating for public policies and institutional reforms that improve the well-being of women and our communities. We do this work through four key programs: 

  • OBOS Global Initiative

    Women's groups from around the world, hungry for accessible, relevant health information and inspired by OBOS, have organized to produce their own versions of Our Bodies, Ourselves...  Learn More --> 

  • Latina Health Initiative  

    Designed to address the health education and information needs of Latinas here in the United States and abroad, the Latina Health Initiative... 
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  • Public Voice and Action

    The credibility and reputation of Our Bodies, Ourselves has been central to establishing our organization as a key voice in policy, advocacy, and educational efforts related to women's health...  Learn More -->

  • Books/Digital Media  

    Our Bodies, Ourselves is our core vehicle for educating women about health, sexuality and reproduction. The ninth edition of this classic bestseller will be published in October 2011... 
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To find out more about the goals and activities of our programs, click on any of the individual programs above, or check out our current and past newsletters.






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