M. Isabelle Chaudry

The Human Rights Abuses Against Black and Brown Women Occurring at ICE Detention Facilities Must Stop

By M. Isabelle Chaudry | Jan 4, 2021 | Comments Off on The Human Rights Abuses Against Black and Brown Women Occurring at ICE Detention Facilities Must Stop

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 Passage of the CROWN Act Will be a Win for Black Women and Girl’s Health

By M. Isabelle Chaudry | Dec 2, 2020 | Comments Off on The Passage of the CROWN Act Will be a Win for Black Women and Girl’s Health

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.

Cosmetics and Personal Care Products and Women’s Health: A Closer Look at Menstruation, Fibroids, Endometriosis, and Reproductive Health

By M. Isabelle Chaudry | Oct 20, 2020 | Comments Off on Cosmetics and Personal Care Products and Women’s Health: A Closer Look at Menstruation, Fibroids, Endometriosis, and Reproductive Health

Report documenting the impact of “endocrine-disrupting‌ ‌chemicals”‌ and other toxins on the hormones‌ ‌that play‌ ‌important‌ ‌roles‌ ‌in‌ ‌every‌ ‌stage‌ ‌of‌ ‌women’s‌ ‌lives.

In the Absence of Meaningful Cosmetics Legislation, it’s Best to Avoid Talc

By M. Isabelle Chaudry | Oct 3, 2020 | Comments Off on In the Absence of Meaningful Cosmetics Legislation, it’s Best to Avoid Talc

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…

As COVID-19 Vaccine Manufactures Race to the Finish Line, Ensuring Diverse Participation, Safety and Ethics in Clinical Trials is Essential

By M. Isabelle Chaudry | Sep 24, 2020 | Comments Off on As COVID-19 Vaccine Manufactures Race to the Finish Line, Ensuring Diverse Participation, Safety and Ethics in Clinical Trials is Essential

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…

How Do We Disrupt the Incredible Burden of COVID-19’s Impact on Communities of Color?

By M. Isabelle Chaudry | Jul 6, 2020 | Comments Off on How Do We Disrupt the Incredible Burden of COVID-19’s Impact on Communities of Color?

Long-standing systemic inequalities including racism and inadequate access to care have led to unconscionable health disparities during the pandemic.

Congressional Hearing — The Disproportionate Impact of COVID-19 on Communities of Color

By M. Isabelle Chaudry | Jun 17, 2020 | Comments Off on Congressional Hearing — The Disproportionate Impact of COVID-19 on Communities of Color

Statement from M. Isabelle Chaudry, Esq., Senior Policy Manager, National Women’s Health Network: House Ways and Means Committee

Lift Unnecessary Restrictions: Access to Medication Abortion During the COVID-19 Pandemic

By M. Isabelle Chaudry | Jun 1, 2020 | Comments Off on Lift Unnecessary Restrictions: Access to Medication Abortion During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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 COVID-19 Continues to Spread, It’s Important to Make Safe and Healthy Cosmetic and Personal Care Products Choices

By M. Isabelle Chaudry | May 6, 2020 | Comments Off on As COVID-19 Continues to Spread, It’s Important to Make Safe and Healthy Cosmetic and Personal Care Products Choices

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…

The Impact of Unregulated Cosmetics on Overburdened Populations

By M. Isabelle Chaudry | Feb 6, 2020 | Comments Off on The Impact of Unregulated Cosmetics on Overburdened Populations

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.