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2021 Media Highlights

By NWHN Staff | Feb 22, 2021 | Comments Off on 2021 Media Highlights

National Women’s Health Network media highlights, mentions and more in 2021.

Can I safely date during the COVID-19 Pandemic?

By NWHN Staff | Feb 10, 2021 | Comments Off on Can I safely date during the COVID-19 Pandemic?

In honor of Valentine’s Day, we are highlighting how folks can safely date during COVID-19.

A Virtual Success: Raising Our Voices Event

By NWHN Staff | Jan 8, 2021 | Comments Off on A Virtual Success: Raising Our Voices Event

NWHN members and supporters gathered online for our first ever virtual event, Raising Our Voices in a Time of Racial Injustice, Health Disparity, and COVID-19.

Online Shopping for Birth Control: An NWHN Guide

By NWHN Staff | Jan 8, 2021 | Comments Off on Online Shopping for Birth Control: An NWHN Guide

Online access to birth control can be a convenient and easy way to get your preferred method. But like everything else, shopping online for prescription birth control can be confusing if you don’t know what to expect.

Reproductive Coercion and Sterilization Abuse

By NWHN Staff | Dec 15, 2020 | Comments Off on Reproductive Coercion and Sterilization Abuse

It’s not possible to understand present-day reproductive coercion, or its lasting impact on marginalized communities, without understanding the United States’ long history of sterilization abuse.

2020 Media Highlights

By NWHN Staff | Sep 20, 2020 | Comments Off on 2020 Media Highlights

National Women’s Health Network media highlights, mentions and more in 2020.

ICE Detention Center Allegedly Forced Hysterectomies on Women Detainees

By NWHN Staff | Sep 16, 2020 | Comments Off on ICE Detention Center Allegedly Forced Hysterectomies on Women Detainees

NWHN Policy Advocacy Director, Sarah Christopherson, is quoted about forced sterilization in an ICE facility: “These unnecessary medical procedures seem clearly designed to rob these women of their ability to get pregnant and have children.”

Fact Sheet: Phexxi Contraceptive Gel

By NWHN Staff | Aug 5, 2020 | Comments Off on Fact Sheet: Phexxi Contraceptive Gel

Phexxi is a contraceptive gel that works by taking advantage of the vagina’s natural acidity to reduce sperm’s vulnerability to acidic environments.

Judge Orders FDA to Allow Patients to Receive Medication Abortion Pills by Mail During COVID Emergency

By NWHN Staff | Jul 14, 2020 | Comments Off on Judge Orders FDA to Allow Patients to Receive Medication Abortion Pills by Mail During COVID Emergency

The NWHN applauds the recent decision by District Court Judge Theodore Chuang to allow pregnant people to receive medication abortion care through telehealth, including receiving mifepristone through the mail.

What Do I Need to Know About Health Care Under the Trump Administration?

By NWHN Staff | Jul 9, 2020 | Comments Off on What Do I Need to Know About Health Care Under the Trump Administration?

The Trump-Pence administration finalized its changes to Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act, which have far-reaching and negative implications for transgender and/or gender non-conforming people.