Raising Women’s Voices

Food Pantries, Pandemic Pivots, and Preventing the “2nd Closet” for LGBTQ Seniors

By Adele Scheiber | Nov 19, 2021 | Comments Off on Food Pantries, Pandemic Pivots, and Preventing the “2nd Closet” for LGBTQ Seniors

Read on for an exclusive look inside the Montrose Center in Houston, Texas.

The Momnibus Act: Improving Black Maternal Health Outcomes by Increasing Doula and Midwifery Accessibility

By Kristen Batstone | Mar 29, 2021 | Comments Off on The Momnibus Act: Improving Black Maternal Health Outcomes by Increasing Doula and Midwifery Accessibility

The United States has a penchant for being different even when different isn’t necessarily better. Though midwives are widely recognized around the world as the primary source of maternal health care, they only account for 8% of U.S. birth workers.

Raising Women’s Voices Roundup

By Kalena Murphy | Mar 15, 2021 | Comments Off on Raising Women’s Voices Roundup

Raising Women’s Voices (RWV) has a special mission to engage women who are not often invited into health policy discussions, including women of color; low-income women; immigrant women; young women; women with disabilities; and members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, and intersex (LGBTQI) community.

RWV Roundup 2021

By Kalena Murphy | Jan 5, 2021 | Comments Off on RWV Roundup 2021

A recap of our Raising Women’s Voices work and that of our regional coordinators

The NWHN’s Statement in Support of Racial Justice and Black Lives Matter 

By Evita Almassi | Jun 2, 2020 | Comments Off on The NWHN’s Statement in Support of Racial Justice and Black Lives Matter 

Contact: Evita Almassi, [email protected] or (202) 682-6240

NWHN in Action March/April 2020

By Sarah Christopherson | Feb 26, 2020 | Comments Off on NWHN in Action March/April 2020

What is the NWHN doing to fight for women’s rights? Read on to find out.

Women & the Opioid Epidemic: What Works and What Doesn’t 

By Maggie Gorini | Dec 23, 2019 | Comments Off on Women & the Opioid Epidemic: What Works and What Doesn’t 

The opioid crisis is big news these days, and with good reason. In 2017 alone, there were 70,237 drug overdose deaths, two-thirds of which involved opioids.i Accidental drug overdose is the leading cause of death in the U.S. among people under age 50.ii 

NWHN in Action- November/December 2019

By Sarah Christopherson | Oct 28, 2019 | Comments Off on NWHN in Action- November/December 2019

What is the NWHN doing to fight for women’s rights? Read on to find out.

Take Action: Congress Can Save Title X

By Sarah Christopherson | Aug 23, 2019 | Comments Off on Take Action: Congress Can Save Title X

On Monday, reproductive health clinics across the nation withdrew from the federal Title X program rather than submit plans for complying with the Trump administration’s radical new “gag” rule.

Two-Year Budget Deal a Win for Women’s Health? Not If We Lose Title X

By Sarah Christopherson | Aug 1, 2019 | Comments Off on Two-Year Budget Deal a Win for Women’s Health? Not If We Lose Title X

The appropriations process likely represents the best chance we have to overturn dangerous Trump rules eviscerating Title X.