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After more than twenty years, Cindy Pearson announced today she is stepping down as Executive Director of the National Women’s Health Network.

Last night, the U.S. Supreme Court reinstated the U. S. Food and Drug Administration’s medically unjustified requirement that people travel to a certified facility simply to pick up abortion pills that they are then allowed to safely take at home.

Contact: Evita Almassi, ealmassi@nwhn.org or (202) 682-6240

The NWHN and 42 organizations sent a letter today to the House Energy and Commerce Committee applauding their work on a bipartisan discussion draft to address cosmetics safety.

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Late last night, the FDA announced that, effective immediately, both medication abortion and miscarriage patients would be able to access mifepristone via delivery from their providers or through mail-order pharmacies. This tremendous victory will ensure that patients and providers are...

We at the National Women’s Health Network are deeply concerned for the safety of our community members across the country as violence toward Asian Americans has escalated over the past year. We have said before and we will say it...

After more than twenty years, Cindy Pearson announced today she is stepping down as Executive Director of the National Women’s Health Network. Updated: Feb 16, 2021

Last night, the U.S. Supreme Court reinstated the U. S. Food and Drug Administration’s medically unjustified requirement that people travel to a certified facility simply to pick up abortion pills that they are then allowed to safely take at home.

The NWHN ultimately applauds the FDA Advisory Committee's decision, but believes that transparency now and going forward is key. We urge the FDA to keep the public informed about the vaccine’s safety, efficacy, and side effects as it is distributed...

December 8, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Adele Costa, acosta@nwhn.org The NWHN commends U.S. Representative Rosa DeLauro, All Above All, and the formidable advocates for reproductive health care that participated in the virtual hearing on the harms of the Hyde...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Evita Almassi, ealmassi@nwhn.org The following statement can be attributed to Cynthia A. Pearson, Executive Director of the National Women’s Health Network. Washington, D.C. — Over the last week, we’ve had little chance to mourn the passing of Justice...

Breonna Taylor was asleep in her apartment on March 13. In the middle of the night, she was shot six times and killed by Louisville police officers recklessly executing a warrant with incorrect information. The Kentucky Attorney General announced on...

The National Women’s Health Network is compelled to speak out about ongoing events as a long-time consumer health watchdog with a mission to serve as a trusted health information source for women in all their diversities. Because of our commitment to science and health justice, we are dismayed and angered over recent events,...