Young Feminist

Young Feminist: Reclaiming My Femininity

By NWHN Contributor | Sep 8, 2020 | Comments Off on Young Feminist: Reclaiming My Femininity

For me, female empowerment means less about comparing myself to women in the media and more about finding inspiration in the women around me, whether that may be my peers, friends, or even national leaders. 

Focus on the Needs of Pregnant and Nursing Women

By NWHN Staff | Jan 10, 2017 | Comments Off on Focus on the Needs of Pregnant and Nursing Women

There is a reason feminists have been declaring “the personal is political” for decades. We all go through peaks and dips in our feminist convictions as our experiences and exposures grow. Some days you might not think about being a feminist at all, while other days it might course through you with exhilaration, frustration, or maybe exhaustion.

Young Feminist: Why Bathrooms Are a Women’s Health Issue

By Shaniqua Seth | Nov 14, 2016 | Comments Off on Young Feminist: Why Bathrooms Are a Women’s Health Issue

Out of the millions of qualities that divide us, we share a select few. We all eat, sleep and defecate. As much as we like to ignore it, bathrooms are an important part of our lives. For some, bathrooms are more than a place to rid waste; they represent a source of anxiety and discrimination.