I have over and over again explained that the purpose of the Boy Scout and Girl Guide Movement is to build men and women as citizens endowed with the three H's namely, Health, Happiness and Helpfulness. The man or woman who succeeds in developing these three attributes has secured the main steps to success this Life.— Robert Baden-Powell
Most Powerful Women's Health quotations
Saving our planet, lifting people out of poverty, advancing economic growth.
.. these are one and the same fight. We must connect the dots between climate change, water scarcity, energy shortages, global health, food security and women's empowerment. Solutions to one problem must be solutions for all.
When women are able to live in a safe and secure environment, they can participate effectively in the economy and society. This helps overcome poverty, reduces inequalities and is beneficial for children's nutrition, health and school attendance. Every woman and girl has the right to live in safety in her home and community.
It's okay to talk about birth, okay - then menstruation.
I first started my advocacy for women's health in the field of reproductive freedom, and the next stage would be bringing menopause out of the closet.
The chief excitement in a woman's life is spotting women who are fatter than she is.
Women are the victims of war... as widows they've faced the trauma of being single parents and livelihoods of families are affected. A lot of gender-related problems come up in terms of health, education, domestic violence, etc.
Spokespeople sell women the Iron Maiden and name her "Health": if public discourse were really concerned with women's health, it would turn angrily upon this aspect of the beauty myth.
Well, you know my number one cause has always been that women's reproductive health needs to be protected.
There is one lesson from the past, in particular, that we cannot afford to ignore: You cannot make progress on gender equality or broader human development, without safeguarding women's reproductive health and rights.
A woman's health is her capital.
When a woman earns a dollar, the payback is higher.
She'll invest in her children, in their education, health care, and basic needs. The impact of a woman's role in the economy benefits society at large.
Gender equality and empowerment of women is key to the success of the Millennium Development Goals. Not only as a specific target, but for the goals in general. Women bear a heavier burden of the world's poverty than men, because of the discrimination they face in education, health care, employment and control of assets.
I've chosen to get the word out to women, especially young women, that tobacco is not glamorous - it's addictive and smoking takes a serious toll on your health.
Democrats will say the money they give to Planned Parenthood does not go to abortions. That the money they give to Planned Parenthood only goes to other women's health issues, including mammograms and things like that.
Every human body has its optimum weight and contour, which only health and efficiency can establish. Whenever we treat women's bodies as aesthetic objects without function we deform them.
There are over 200 million illiterate women in India.
This low literacy negatively impacts not just their lives but also their families' and the country's economic development. A girl's lack of education also has a negative impact on the health and well-being of her children.
Congress is attempting to eviscerate women's health care.
Like many women across America, I am outraged.
Our government has made a number of promises to the men and women who served in our nation's armed forces. Sadly, these promises of health care, education and other benefits have existed more in rhetoric than in reality.
I never expected in a million years that I would have the honor to become an advocate of women's health care and education, and I'd dive on a live grenade to get this message out, so thank you for this forum.
I can make choices that make me happy, and it will ripple and benefit my kids, my husband, and my physical health. That's hard for women to own; we're not taught to do that.
I'm not sure we need half a billion dollars for women's health issues.
I had patients who didn't die because they had too many pets to try to find homes for. It's why women live longer than men with the same health problems.
Maternal mortality health is a very sensitive indicator.
All you need to look at is a country's maternal mortality rate. That is a surrogate for whether the country's health system is functioning. If it works for women, I'm sure it will work for men.
Climate change, demographics, water, food, energy, global health, women's empowerment - these issues are all intertwined. We cannot look at one strand in isolation. Instead, we must examine how these strands are woven together.
It's one thing to work women into your talking points.
It's another to tell them how you are going to educate their kids, how you are going to ensure they get health care, how we are going to rebuild infrastructure, how they are going to get equal pay.
I have personally been affected by women's reproductive health issues, and I will continue to support that cause and spread awareness about it.
This is about respect for women, the judgments that women make and their doctors about their reproductive health. It's an important part of who women are, their reproductive health.
Every day we hear about the dangers of cancer, heart disease and AIDS.
But how many of us realize that, in much of the world, the act of giving life to a child is still the biggest killer of women of child-bearing age?
Some people are afraid of change and [feel] that getting older is a bad thing, but I really love maturing and gaining wisdom, and the experience of being pregnant and having a child and seeing what a woman's body can do is amazing.
The idea of making access to safe abortions harder and more expensive and more difficult, having to travel across state lines - that puts women's health and lives in jeopardy, which is something I think no one wants.
It pains me deeply to see members of my own party attempting to legislate women's health and contraception choices.
I am dedicated to ensuring reproductive health and freedom for all.
Please join me in supporting Planned Parenthood's vital work to protect access to reproductive health care and real sex education worldwide.
Fetal origins research is not about blaming women for what happens during pregnancy; it's about discovering how best to promote the health and well-being of the next generation.
It's easier to lecture women on sexual morality than it is to explain why all Americans shouldn't have comprehensive, fair, and equal health care coverage.
It's long past time we started focusing on the solutions that actually keep women healthy, instead of using basic aspects of women's health as a tool of cultural, moral, and political control.