Carol Downer

Carol Downer introduced the concept of vaginal self-examination in 1971 and co-founded the Feminist Women’s Health Center in 1972.  She is the editor and/or co-author of several books, including A New View of a Woman’s Body.

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Friday, January 09, 2015
Reproductive Sovereignty or Bust!
A radical feminist group’s goal is reproductive sovereignty . Sovereignty means being independent or autonomous. A nation is sovereign when it has its own set of laws that it can enforce within its boundaries without interference. A woman is sovereign when she can decide her own destiny without...
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