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Why we need to rewrite the history of female bodies

8 mins | May 16, 2022
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Centuries of prejudice have led to unnecessary suffering and missed potential. Misinformation about women's bodies has persisted for generations leading to practices ranging from bizarre to downright harmful such as believing that ovaries were undescended testicles or removing healthy organs to reduce "hysteria". Rachel E. Gross discusses how scientists have mistakenly treated women as walking wombs, contributing to sexism and preventing us from making advancements that could help us live longer healthier lives.
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