Group behind landmark book for women struggles to survive

The Boston Globe |

Though the entire book is not online, much of its information is available on My’s website and continually updated digitally. The group’s Global Initiative works with women’s organizations around the world to adapt and translate the book; in Iran, local women recently adapted and translated a chapter on body image into Farsi.

In the United States, the information is read relevant than ever, said Judy Norsigian, a founding member of the collective who became its executive director. “As the Internet has grown, so has the misinformation, some of it deliberate,” she said. “Some of it is ideologically driven, like saying that abortion is directly related to breast cancer.”

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