Civil Rights, Social Action, Advocacy

Boston Women's Health Book Collective, Inc.

  • Cambridge, MA
  • http://www.ourbodiesourselves.org

Mission Statement

Our Bodies Ourselves (OBOS) provides accessible, research-based information about women's health and sexuality and advances health and human rights within a framework of values shaped by women's voices and a commitment to self-determination and equality.

Service Areas

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International

We are located in Boston, but work with a global community of women's health advocates.

ruling year

1973

Principal Officer since 2001

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Ms. Judy Norsigian

Keywords

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women's health, feminist perspectives on sexuality and reproduction, advocacy, public policy, healthcare, feminism, reproductive rights, reproductive justice, maternal health, women's sexuality

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Also Known As

Our Bodies Ourselves

EIN

23-7274169

 Number

5775855660

Physical Address

5 Upland Road #3

Cambridge, 02140

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Alliance/Advocacy Organizations (R01)

Alliance/Advocacy Organizations (E01)

Alliance/Advocacy Organizations (W01)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

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Service Areas

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International

We are located in Boston, but work with a global community of women's health advocates.

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Boston Women's Health Book Collective, Inc.
Fiscal year: Oct 01-Sep 30
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Boston Women's Health Book Collective, Inc.

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Ms. Judy Norsigian

BIO

A co-founder of the BWHBC and co-author of all editions of Our Bodies, Ourselves, Judy is a graduate of Radcliffe College and an internationally renowned speaker and writer on a wide range of women’s health concerns.  She has appeared on numerous television and radio programs including Oprah, Donahue, The Today Show, Good Morning America, and NBC Nightly News.

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Bea Bezmalinovic

No affiliation

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