• 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
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    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 ...
  • Can’t Silence Women. Can’t Silence Science!
    April 9, 2017
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    We have another opportunity for you to stand up against Trump’s attacks on women’s health! On April 22, 2017, there will be a March for Science happening in Washington, D.C. with satellite marches all around the world. The march was organized as a grassroots response to Trump’s attacks on scientific institutions and evidence-based policy. From ...
  • Three things you should know about Scott Gottlieb – Trump’s FDA commissioner nominee!
    April 2, 2017
    This Wednesday, the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) will consider the nomination of Dr. Scott Gottlieb to head the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). We understand there are a lot of concerning things happening on Capitol Hill. Here are three facts you should know about Gottlieb and why we have concerns ...
  • Together we did it! But the fight isn’t over!
    March 27, 2017
    Technical difficulties prevented us from reaching out last week to let you know we were fighting to save the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and celebrating its seventh anniversary as the biggest leap forward for women’s health in a generation. With our system back online, we didn’t want to miss the chance to share our new ...
  • Save the Date: 2017 Barbara Seaman Awards Benefit
    March 14, 2017
    With a new spring date, the 10th Annual Barbara Seaman Awards for Activism in Women’s Health is coming up quickly. I hope you will join the Network board, members and staff from all across the country to celebrate and honor the lifetime achievements of Susan F. Wood with a special appearance by Monica Simpson. Learn ...
  • Resist the Misogyny. Join the Strike on March 8th!
    March 6, 2017
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      At the start of this year, many of us gathered at Women’s Marches across the country to take a stand for women’s rights. Since then, the new administration has launched a relentless attack on women’s health. Donald Trump invoked and expanded the global gag rule limiting abortion access worldwide, nominated an anti-abortion and anti-contraception judge ...
  • The Inside Scoop on the Fight to Save the ACA!
    February 27, 2017
    Across the country last week, members of Congress were besieged by constituents alarmed that proposals to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) may take away their access to high-quality, affordable health care. Through Raising Women’s Voices (RWV)—our joint initiative with MergerWatch and the Black Women’s Health Imperative—our regional coordinators, members, and supporters have been active ...
  • Tell the FDA Women’s Health and Safety are Non-Negotiable
    February 22, 2017
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    This is a pivotal year for women’s health care. The Trump Administration, with the help of congressional Republicans, has not only started undoing programs and protections that we worked hard for, but he is also preventing us from moving forward. This is why your support is more important than ever. Our opposition to President Trump’s harmful ...
  • Think Twice About the Lubricants You Use This Valentine’s Day!
    February 13, 2017
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    Whether you view Valentine’s Day as an overrated holiday created by corporations or a day to show that special someone how much they are loved and appreciated, it’s a good time to think about the products we use to spice up our love lives. Commercials air constantly promoting sexual lubricants that are meant to enhance one’s ...