Stand with the Network and #ReclaimRoe

The National Women’s Health Network is pledging to #ReclaimRoe. Today marks the 43rd anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision, the landmark Supreme Court case on abortion rights. And 43 years later we are still fighting anti-choice politicians who will stop at nothing to take that right away. We know that one in three women … Continued

Honor Roe v. Wade by Taking Action for Abortion Access

Can you believe that 2015 marks the 42nd anniversary of Roe v. Wade? This landmark Supreme Court case recognized the right of women to have an abortion. The anniversary of Roe v. Wade is cause for celebration; however, it is also a time for reflection, particularly as it becomes harder for women in certain parts of … Continued

NWHN in Action – May/June 2014

What’s at stake? This is the question we often hear about health care coverage, drug safety, and safe abortion care. The answer: women’s lives! Thanks to our members’ generous support, the National Women’s Health Network is able to work on all fronts — advocating, collaborating, and educating to advance women’s health. Here are some highlights … Continued

G-Spots and Sore Spots

G Spots Women made up 54 percent of people enrolling in health insurance plans through the new Health Insurance Marketplaces by the end of 2013. That’s a total of more than 1.1 million women with new health insurance plans, nationwide. We are proud of this success, which we helped foster through the Raising Women’s Voices … Continued

Lift the Bans for All of Us

The National Women’s Health Network (NWHN) was founded in 1975, at a time when many women’s health activists felt encouraged by the changes they saw in reproductive health care. The organization’s early years coincided with the start of the modern era of legal abortion in the United States. Following the Supreme Court’s 1973 Roe v … Continued

Reproductive Justice and Childbearing Women

In January, the U.S. women’s health movement celebrated the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, which gave women the right to legal abortion. In the decades since Roe, health activists have focused on advocating for reproductive justice, which demands that women have the right to be parents — as well as the right not to … Continued

Celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade

Forty years ago, when a woman realized that she needed an abortion, her ability to get a safe procedure depended on where she lived and how much money she had. Forty years later, with abortion legal in all U.S. states thanks to the 1973 Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision, a woman can much more … Continued