M-Boldened

Menopause Conversations We All Need to Have
 
 
Flint (Verlag)
  • erschienen am 9. Oktober 2020
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  • 288 Seiten
 
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978-0-7509-9639-6 (ISBN)
 
It's time to change the global menopause conversation. Let's stop talking just in terms of the stereotyped sweaty, hot-flush beleaguered female, the infertile crone or the wise woman - the reality of the menopause experience is so diverse and deserves to be heard. M-Boldened: Menopause Conversations We All Need to Have is a book about menopause unlike any other. Its contributors, speaking from many different walks of life, open up the conversation in new and profound ways for people across the globe. Recognising menopause as a human rights issue that affects everyone everywhere, these 21 chapters cover an astounding range of perspectives, from harrowing experiences of surgical menopause, the impact on relationships and hormonal realities of transitioning, to revelations of shocking neglect in the UK criminal justice system and compelling chapters on menopause as a time of activism, rage, reawakening, transformation and realising your own power. The honesty, intimacy and passion shared in these pages will make you see menopause in a whole new light. Each chapter shapes a much-needed courageous conversation about how we can and should view menopause and midlife. Read on to be part of the new conversation.
  • Englisch
  • Chicago
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  • USA
The History Press
  • 4,40 MB
978-0-7509-9639-6 (9780750996396)
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Written and curated by General Editor Caroline Harris, writer and former journalist, the book features contributions from: Carol Russell, founder of Fresh Voices UK and acclaimed screenwriter on the BAFTA-nominated Soon Gone: A Windrush Chronicle; Jennifer Nadel, founder of Compassion in Politics; Tessa Sanderson CBE, Olympic gold-winning athlete and Patron of Adoption UK; Lynne Franks OBE, communications powerhouse, founder of the SEED women's empowerment network; Shad Begum, recipient of the International Women of Courage award for her pioneering work in Pakistan; acclaimed filmmaker Arzu Qaderi, whose work amplifies the voices of women in Afghanistan; founders of The M Word festival in Ireland Aisling Grimley and Catherine O'Keeffe; Sophia Tzeng, entrepreneur and nonprofit executive; groundbreaking commentator and activist Caryn Franklin MBE; Rachel Weiss, founder of the Menopause Café movement; Diane Danzebrink, #MakeMenopauseMatter founder; the Medical Women's International Association; First Vice President of the Global NGO Executive Committee affiliated with the Department of Global Communications, United Nations, Dr Padmini Murthy; women's health and menopause champions Dr Christine Ekechi and Dr Wen Shen; and the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation. Other chapters explore shocking experiences of menopause neglect in the UK criminal justice system; how we use language to frame the menopause from a non-binary perspective; a graphic history of menopause treatment; the emotional, mental and sexual aspects of menopause; the impacts of surgical menopause; and transitioning. The introduction also includes original interviews with Mandu Reid, leader of the Women's Equality Party, and Dr Caroline Marfleet, a pioneering consultant in sexual and reproductive health.
  • Cover
  • Title
  • Copyright
  • Contents
  • Praise for M-Boldened
  • Introduction: Beginning to Break the Silence by Caroline Harris
  • Chapter 1: It's Time to Make 'Normal' Visible
  • Chapter 2: Menopause: A Human Rights Issue
  • Chapter 3: Making Menopause Matter
  • Chapter 4: Reflections on a Period of Change
  • Chapter 5: From Menarche to Menopause: A Mother's Journey
  • Chapter 6: Pakistan: Where There Are No Words
  • Chapter 7: In This Together
  • Chapter 8: A Time of Letting the Baggage Go
  • Chapter 9: Menopause and Transition
  • Chapter 10: A Cellular Experience
  • Chapter 11: A Flâneuse of This Sickness
  • Chapter 12: Men O Pause
  • Chapter 13: Making the M-Word Go Viral
  • Chapter 14: Menopause Is Global
  • Chapter 15: An Act of Renaming and Reclaiming
  • Chapter 16: Our Unspoken Needs: The Women of Afghanistan
  • Chapter 17: Nursing the Menopause
  • Chapter 18: Demystifying the Menopause: The Research, Medicine and Education We All Need
  • Chapter 19: Becoming Wise Women
  • Chapter 20: The Menopause Café Story and Conversations
  • Chapter 21: Loving Life Now
  • Acknowledgements
  • Menopause Literacy and Sources of Support and Information
  • Picture Section

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