• Do YOU Want to Join the NWHN Board of Directors?
    October 30, 2017
    Do YOU Want to Join the NWHN Board of Directors? Who wouldn’t? It’s election time again, and the National Women’s Health Network (NWHN) is inviting nominations for our board of directors. We are seeking candidates who understand the NWHN’s mission, support its goals, and are committed to the organization’s activist nature. We value diversity in ...
  • BREAKING: Trump wants your boss in charge of your birth control!
    June 2, 2017
    At this moment, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) is reviewing an interim final rule, that could eliminate birth control coverage without a copay. To say this would be very bad is an understatement. Not only could rolling back the “Coverage Of Certain Preventive Services Under The Affordable Care Act” remove birth control from covered services ...
  • Seven tips to keep your skin safe this summer!
    May 31, 2017
    This Memorial Day weekend, millions will be headed to the beach, relaxing poolside or enjoying other outdoor activities. According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, it’s important that we receive 10 to 15 minutes of sunshine every day to benefit from vitamin D. While we might think that our skin is invincible, too much sun exposure can ...
  • Celebrating Activism in Women’s Health
    May 23, 2017
    We’re just a few weeks away from the 10th Annual Barbara Seaman Awards for Activism in Women’s Health. On Monday, June 12th, we’re honoring Susan F. Wood and Renee Bracey Sherman while taking a moment to hear Monica Simpson’s thoughts on the challenges of achieving health justice for all women. Learn more about these women’s ...
  • 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 ...