One Year Later, Women’s March Still Needs to Center Marginalized Voices

By Negar Esfandiari Last January, over 5 million people participated in the worldwide protest we know now as the 2017 Women’s March, with a half-million of them marching right here in DC. Fired up and itching to speak out against the atrocities of the man who had been inaugurated the day before, the city’s streets … Continued

Can’t Silence Women. Can’t Silence Science!

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 … Continued

From Phantom Activist to Marching on the Streets of Washington, D.C.

By Caila Brander, NWHN Policy Fellow I have many prominent memories from the Women’s March on Washington. Hearing the cheers of half a million people reverberate through the buildings on Independence Avenue, all calling for change. Starting the march, our energy electric, singing and chanting as we made our way to Pennsylvania Avenue. Watching as … Continued

We’ve never been stronger, let’s keep our momentum going!

I have never seen women in this country – women of all ages, races, and from all walks of life – as active, engaged, and eager to fight back for their health care as they are right now. On Saturday, January 21st, history was made by a seemingly simple act of almost three million people … Continued

Show up for women’s rights!

The National Women’s Health Network is no stranger to demonstrations, rallies, and marches. We’ve made it a point to be at the forefront, advocating on behalf of women. On January 21st, the Women’s March on Washington will be taking place. The NWHN supports the mission of the Women’s March and is proud to join in … Continued

NWHN endorses the Women’s March on Washington

The National Women’s Health Network supports the mission of the Women’s March, and is proud to join in this effort to send a bold message to the new government that women’s rights are human rights. We are inspired by the hundreds of thousands of supporters of women’s rights who have spontaneously engaged in the March. … Continued