Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Ethics feminism and cosmetic surgery

  • Ethics, feminism, and cosmetic surgery

    Unaiza Waheed London   Illustration by the author In Reshaping the Female Body, Kathy Davis expresses surprise when a feminist friend announces she is considering breast augmentation surgery: “[She] was very critical of the sufferings women have to endure because their bodies do not meet the normative requirements of feminine beauty,” yet she still felt…