M. Isabelle Chaudry
For too long, Black and Brown women’s reproductive rights have been harmed by institutions and governments. The 1979 Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), the world’s primary document on women’s equality, could help block this abuse. But the U.S. has never signed.
The human right to wear one’s hair in its natural state is not protected for Black women and girls, a harmful reality rooted in historically racist practices of controlling Black women’s bodies.
By M. Isabelle Chaudry Asbestos-contaminated talc in household products continues to sicken and kill innocent consumers who don’t know the cancer-causing danger lurking in their medicine cabinet. Most people don’t know that the talc found in everyday…
COVID-19 has all but shut down America. As many as 70 percent of small businesses have experienced prolonged closures; 22 million jobs were lost during the pandemic, and only 42 percent of them have been regained; and 47 states have…
Long-standing systemic inequalities including racism and inadequate access to care have led to unconscionable health disparities during the pandemic.
Statement from M. Isabelle Chaudry, Esq., Senior Policy Manager, National Women’s Health Network: House Ways and Means Committee
The NWHN is calling on the FDA to lift politically motivated, medically unnecessary restrictions on the abortion pill right now and let pregnant people receive the abortion pill through the mail so that they can get the pill where they take the pill, at home.
As the COVID-19 outbreak continues to impact everyone, it is imperative that consumers make safe choices with regard to the personal care and beauty products they use. The virus can be deadly, especially for those with suppressed immune systems. Doctors…
Webinar provides information about toxic ingredients in cosmetic and personal care products, highlights the connections between the dangers of toxic ingredients in cosmetic products and women’s health and its impact on overburdened populations, and discusses how to access safer products.