Men are far more likely to suffer brain injuries, but the numbers of women affected are nonetheless significant. About 30 percent of brain-injury patients are women. And little research has focused specifically on them — which could have big consequences for their recovery.
At the turn of the twentieth century, American Jewish women were consistently and publicly engaged in all the major issues of their day, including suffrage, birth control, and peace. The activism of American Jewish women was grounded in their gender, religious, cultural, and ethnic identities.