32 Women's Health Quotes to inspire Women to lead Healthy Lives
Today's world is a more egalitarian and better place to live. Many years ago, however, this was not the case. For a long time, we women have witnessed massive levels of inequity in both work and life. As a result, our health problems are frequently overlooked. And, in the midst of achieving a healthy work-life balance, even we have neglected our health and well-being. So, following Women's Health Month in May, I've compiled a list of women's health quotes to inspire and motivate all women to put their health first.
Women's Health Quotes
In many ways, women health challenges differ from men's. Women's health hazards have risen dramatically in recent years. We are affected by various health issues, ranging from PCOS to breast and cervical cancer, which are very common these days.
Not to mention pregnancy complications, which often leads to postpartum depression, among other mental health problems. And these challenges necessitate a major focus on women's health care.
Moreover, in workplaces too, employers have begun to prioritize female personnel. In fact, companies are offering their female employees a day off, or menstruation leaves as a statement of concern.
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So, let us look at some motivational quotes for women with the hopes of inspiring all women and organizations to work on women healthcare.
I'm interested in women's health because I'm a woman. I'd be a darn fool not to be on my own side. – Maya Angelou
Communities and countries and ultimately the world are only as strong as the health of their women. – Michelle Obama
I have personally been affected by women's reproductive health issues, and I will continue to support that cause and spread awareness about it. — Bethany Cosentino
A woman's health is her capital. – Harriet Beecher Stowe
It's long past time since 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. — Martha Plimpton
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. — Hillary Clinton
At the end of the day, your health is your responsibility. – Jillian Michaels
Women's health needs to be front and center – it often isn't, but it needs to be. – Cynthia Nixon
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. — Cybill Shepherd
Being a healthy woman isn't about getting on a scale or measuring your waistline. — Michelle Obama
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 and their reproductive health. — Barack Obama
Your body is a temple, but only if you treat it as one. — Astrid Alauda
I believe that how you feel is very important to how you look - that healthy equals beautiful. — Victoria Principal
Women's health is one of WHO's highest priorities. — Gro Harlem Brundtland
Health and beauty are not just about what you apply. If you don't have it together on the inside, then nothing else is going to matter. — Nia Peeples
I finally understood that for my son to stay healthy, I had to do the same. — Mirna Valerio
Do something every day that is loving toward your body and gives you the opportunity to enjoy the sensations of your body. — Golda Poretsky
Our Bodies, Ourselves is the bible for women's health. It has served as a way for women across ethnic, racial, religious, and geographical boundaries to start examining their health from a perspective that will bring about change. — Byllye Avery
Nurturing yourself is not selfish – it's essential to your well-being. — Renee Peterson Tredeau
You can't say 'yes' to everything and not say 'yes' to taking care of yourself. — Shonda Rhimes
As a physician who knows the importance of body image to our overall health, I wanted to have a way to inspire women to love their bodies no matter what size or shape they are. This is possible! And I know exactly how to do this because I've done it myself, and I've helped thousands of others to do the same thing. It's women's health at its most fundamental level! — Christiane Northrup
You always have to remember to take care of yourself first and foremost. Because when you stop taking care of yourself, you get out of balance, and you really forget how to take care of others. — Jada Pinkett Smith
Many of the ills that plague Black women are lifestyle diseases that may be prevented with self-care. — Tamara Winfrey Harris
Well, you know my number one cause has always been that women's reproductive health needs to be protected. — Ann Richards
Caring for your body, mind, and spirit is your greatest and grandest responsibility. It's about listening to the needs of your soul and then honoring them. — Kristi Ling
Looking after my health today gives me a better hope for tomorrow. — Anne Wilson Schaef
I wish we weren't fighting all the time to protect women's rights, to protect women's health. — Hillary Clinton
We can reorient science - for example, a kind of medicine much more directed toward the enormous number of women's health problems that are neglected now. But the original givens of this science are the same for men and women. Women simply have to steal the instrument; they don't have to break it or try a priori to make of it something totally different. Steal it and use it for their own good. — Simone de Beauvoir
Of course, we're so lucky to be in a time when that's not our reality anymore. I just thought it was very interesting to go back to that time now and look at all of these issues that are still relevant today, but in a different way, and see how we approach them and try to overcome them. Yeah, we've come a long way with medicine and women's health in the Western world, but in many parts of the rest of the world, that's still a huge issue. — Eve Hewson
I keep up with everything in terms of health, fitness, nutrition, skincare, hair, and nails. Really, everything. I'm an avid reader of every women's health newsletter from every hospital in the country. — Evelyn Lauder
Each issue has to be looked at as to whether or not it threatens a woman's health or her life, and if it does, you can't support it. And if she just wants to have her legal right to an abortion, she should be able to do it. — Barbara Boxer
If more men would see a story of what it was like to be pregnant and how it felt to be in a place where you had to make a decision about whether to keep a pregnancy, maybe they would feel differently about women's health care. — Reese Witherspoon
I hope the above-mentioned quotes have been able to strike that chord and generated concern and willingness to prioritize women's health and wellbeing.
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