RWV: Take Action: Congress Can Save Title X

Cross-posted from our joint Raising Women’s Voices campaign Trump Rules Force Clinics to Scramble to Protect Patients On Monday, reproductive health clinics across the nation withdrew from the federal Title X program rather than submit plans for complying with the Trump administration’s radical new “gag” rule. Planned Parenthood, the largest Title X grantee serving roughly 40% … Continued

The NWHN statement on the Title X Gag Rule taking effect

Last year, the Trump-Pence administration rushed through a proposed rule to gut Title X, the country’s family planning program to help low-income individuals access affordable birth control and reproductive health care. Today, a federal appeals court overturned three lower courts and allowed the Title X gag rule to go into effect. This is a devastating … Continued

The NWHN’s Statement on Title X Rule Release

For Immediate Release Contact: Evita Almassi, ealmassi@nwhn.org The following statement can be attributed to Sarah Christopherson, Policy Advocacy Director at the National Women’s Health Network Washington, D.C. –   Today, the Trump-Pence administration is once again attacking women’s reproductive health. Last year, HHS rushed through a proposed rule to gut Title X, the country’s only domestic … Continued

Trump’s Title X rule is much more than a gag rule

By Alyssa Llamas On June 1, the Trump administration issued a proposed rule that would drastically change Title X, the nation’s program for affordable birth control and reproductive health care. Trump’s rule not only prohibits family planning providers from referring patients for abortion care, but it also instructs Title X providers to offer intentionally confusing … Continued

10 Things to Know About Trump’s Title X Rule

On June 1, 2018, the Trump administration proposed drastic changes to Title X, the nation’s program for affordable birth control and reproductive health care.  This proposed rule is #MoreThanAGagRule and threatens to take away quality, affordable reproductive health care and information from millions of people.   1. It would ban Title X providers from providing abortions … Continued

TITLE IX: Is Your School Doing Enough?

June 23rd, 2015 marked the 43rd anniversary of the Title IX enactment. This federal law prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in any federally funded education program. Best known for its impact on high school and college athletic programs, Title IX allows women more access to participation in sports. Aside from its advance in … Continued

Why Filling out the 2020 Census is Important for Women’s Health 

By Gabriela Salas  Every ten years the United States Census Bureau conducts a “decennial census” with the goal of counting every person in the country and where they live. The census also looks to gather information on people’s ages, income, and race/ethnicity.  The census is legally required to be filled out by everyone who is … Continued

2019 Media Highlights

Highlights – 2019 Mashable.com December 2019 | The NWHN is cited in an article about organizations that support gender equality. Insider.com December 2019 | The NWHN is cited in an article about birth control. Newscastreport.com December 2019 | The NWHN is cited in an article about uterine fibroids treatment. Insider.com December 2019 | The NWHN … Continued

The NWHN’s statement on the nomination of Dr. Stephen Hahn to FDA Commissioner

Contact: Evita Almassi, ealmassi@nwhn.org The following statement can be attributed to Cynthia A. Pearson, Executive Director of the National Women’s Health Network. Washington D.C.- Today, the Trump Administration announced the nomination of Dr. Stephen Hahn to become the next US Food and Drug Administration Commissioner. The National Women’s Health Network calls on Dr. Hahn to … Continued