This book changed many women's lives in the 1970s.
From the back cover:
Sharing their experience with one another, The Boston Women's Health Collective discovered that there was an imperative need for women everywhere to learn together about their bodies on order to have control over them, and over their lives. Our Bodies, Ourselves is written by women for women, to communicate their excitement about the power of shared information, to assert that, in an age of professionals, women are the best experts on themselves and their feelings, to begin the collective struggle for adequate health care.
It seeks to stimulate women to discussion and to action, always making room for new ideas and for continuing change and growth.