• Join NWHN to Defend the FDA!
    May 17, 2017
    It happened: Scott Gottlieb is now FDA Commissioner Gottlieb. We’re officially living under Trump’s FDA. The Network has spoken out about what Donald Trump might do with the FDA. It’s now time to fight extra hard to maintain a strong FDA that treats women fairly and protects consumers from harm. This why we need you more ...
  • The National Women’s Health Network is Outraged by Today’s Vote!
    May 4, 2017
    Today, the House of Representatives voted 217 – 213 to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and pass Trump’s American Health Care Act (AHCA). This harmful legislation was rushed to the House floor and voted on before the full implications of this bill have been revealed. The National Women’s Health Network strongly opposes the AHCA ...
  • ACTION ALERT: House votes on Trumpcare TODAY. Call your member of Congress!
    May 4, 2017
    The US House of Representatives is scheduled to vote TODAY on a bill repealing the ACA that will: Eliminate protections for pre-existing conditions, Restore lifetime and annual limits on coverage, Gut Medicaid, Slash financial support for low- and moderate-income households, and Block Planned Parenthood from accepting Medicaid and other public health insurance. All to give the ...
  • Advocate for women each month
    May 1, 2017
    We did it – we’ve made it through the first 100 days of the Trump Administration and we already helped defeat the first major attempt to repeal the ACA. We’re proud of our role in stopping the repeal bill led by Donald Trump and Paul Ryan. However, future bills are undoubtedly on their way. Which ...
  • Abortion Without Provider Involvement!
    April 24, 2017
    When I looked up the word “autonomy” in the Webster’s dictionary, it was defined as the right to self-government. Nowhere near that word did I find Democrat or Republican or any other political party affiliation. For years, anti-choice politicians have made it their mission to decrease a woman’s access to comprehensive reproductive healthcare options.  This ...
  • Introducing our 2017 Emerging Activist…
    April 17, 2017
    Last month I asked you to consider submitting a nomination for an honoree at the 10th Annual Barbara Seaman Awards for Activism in Women’s Health. Today, I’m happy to share that the Network will honor Renee Bracey Sherman on June 12th.  As the Senior Public Affairs Manager at the National Network of Abortion Funds, Renee ...
  • Can’t Silence Women. Can’t Silence Science!
    April 9, 2017
    We have another opportunity for you to stand up against Trump’s attacks on women’s health! On April 22, 2017, there will be a March for Science happening in Washington, D.C. with satellite marches all around the world. The march was organized as a grassroots response to Trump’s attacks on scientific institutions and evidence-based policy. From ...
  • Three things you should know about Scott Gottlieb – Trump’s FDA commissioner nominee!
    April 2, 2017
    This Wednesday, the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) will consider the nomination of Dr. Scott Gottlieb to head the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). We understand there are a lot of concerning things happening on Capitol Hill. Here are three facts you should know about Gottlieb and why we have concerns ...
  • Together we did it! But the fight isn’t over!
    March 27, 2017
    Technical difficulties prevented us from reaching out last week to let you know we were fighting to save the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and celebrating its seventh anniversary as the biggest leap forward for women’s health in a generation. With our system back online, we didn’t want to miss the chance to share our new ...
  • Save the Date: 2017 Barbara Seaman Awards Benefit
    March 14, 2017
    With a new spring date, the 10th Annual Barbara Seaman Awards for Activism in Women’s Health is coming up quickly. I hope you will join the Network board, members and staff from all across the country to celebrate and honor the lifetime achievements of Susan F. Wood with a special appearance by Monica Simpson. Learn ...