Tuesday the 16th November.
Join a panel discussion organised as part of the Gender Equality Festival to talk discuss the issue of Eating Disorders
More information: http://www.facebook.com/home.php#!/event.php?eid=155668704471441
Some thoughts on gender and Eating Disorder:
Self-immolation And Hunger¦Naomi Wolf
There is a disease spreading. It taps on the shoulder America’s firstborn sons, its best and brightest. At its touch, they turn away from food. Their bones swell out from receding flesh. Shadows invade their faces. They walk slowly, with the effort of old men. A white spittle forms on their lips. They can swallow only pellets of bread, and a little thin milk. First tens, then hundreds, then thousands, until among the most affluent families, one young son in five is stricken. Many are hospitalized, many die....