07/02/2012 10:40 am ET

Joan Dunlop Dies At 78 - Fought For Women's Health Rights

Joan Dunlop, a global leader in addressing women’s issues who helped prod the United Nations to define a woman’s right to say no to sex as an essential human right, died on Friday at her home in Lakeville, Conn. She was 78.

The cause was breast cancer, said her sister, Penelope West.

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