Like other new brochures introducing NOW and addressing issues of concern to feminists, this one also features photographs, quotes, real-life scenarios, a brief rundown of what NOW has done and information about how to get involved in NOW.
This quote from Joyce Chen, an intern at the National Action Center, is featured among others in the brochure: "More women on TV and in print ads are unhealthily skinny or have had plastic surgery. Eight-year-old girls are dieting and by 14 they have eating disorders. How do you overcome years of pressure to look a certain way, wear a certain size? The bigger question is what do we do to get society to change?"
To request copies, contact your state, chapter or the NOW Action Center at 202-331-0066. Connect to http://www.now.org/issues/young/future.html to view and print a modified version. Connect to http://www.now.org/chapters/resources.html to download issues reports in Pagemaker for Windows format.
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