NWHN in the News

Women’s health topics attract a lot of media attention, but not all of it is accurate or respectful. The media turns to the NWHN for an independent perspective, informed by science, feminism and the fight for justice.

NWHN Media Highlights:

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.”

NWHN Executive Director Cynthia Pearson is quoted in an article discussing the silence of patient advocacy groups in regards to high drug prices.

The NWHN’s M. Isabelle Chaudry is featured in an NBC Nightly News clip giving a statement in a public meeting at the FDA on testing for asbestos in talc.

The NWHN’s Founder Barbara Seaman is recognized for her work with the National Women’s Health Network, which Seaman cofounded, the effects of drugs on women are better understood and shared, and living while female is no longer considered a pathology.

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2021 Media Highlights

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

2020 Media Highlights

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

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."

NWHN Executive Director Cynthia Pearson is quoted in an article discussing the silence of patient advocacy groups in regards to high drug prices.

The NWHN’s M. Isabelle Chaudry is featured in an NBC Nightly News clip giving a statement in a public meeting at the FDA on testing for asbestos in talc.

The NWHN's Founder Barbara Seaman is recognized for her work with the National Women’s Health Network, which Seaman cofounded, the effects of drugs on women are better understood and shared, and living while female is no longer considered a pathology.

2019 Media Highlights

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The NWHN is making an impact in black and white! Scroll through to see some of our in-print mentions and contributions.

2018 Media Highlights

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Highlights – 2018 Medscape December 2018 | Medscape cites the USA Today article in which Director Cindy Pearson discusses investigations into maternal mortality. Los Angeles Review Of Books December 2018 | LARB reviews A Politically Incorrect Feminist, a memoir written by one of the...

2017 Media Highlights

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Highlights – 2017 Reuters December 2017  | NWHN’s Policy Advocacy Director Sarah Christopherson says, “If financial hurdles can be overcome, and women know they can get birth control at their local drug store, ‘pharmacy prescribing of contraception has the potential...

2016 Media Highlights

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Highlights – 2016 Bustle December 2016 | Article promotes the NWHN as a group to support in 2017 for the protection of women’s rights. Broadly December 2016 | The article discusses how anti-abortionists are advocating that doctors give patients misinformation,...