• 7th Annual Barbara Seaman Awards for Activism in Women’s Health
    On October 27, 2014, the National Women’s Health Network (NWHN) will celebrate the 7th Annual Barbara Seaman Awards for Activism in Women’s Health with an evening reception in Washington, DC. The Awards were established in honor of Barbara Seaman, a NWHN co-founder, after her untimely death in 2008. The Awards recognize work that exemplifies Barbara’s ...
  • A Heart Broken, A Legacy Established
    For some people, life progresses in a series of ebbs and flows, valleys and peaks. Others, like me, see life in terms of one sharp divide, one defining moment that separates then from now. My moment came the night before the start of my senior year of high school, when I was awakened by my ...
  • A Lifetime of Advancing Women’s Health: The 6th Annual Barbara Seaman Awards
    On Monday, November 18th, Network members gathered at Elizabeth’s on L in Washington, DC for the 6th Annual Barbara Seaman Awards for Activism in Women’s Health. This year’s event honored two women who have tirelessly and unabashedly advocated on behalf of women everywhere. After the death of Network co-founder Barbara Seaman in 2008, the Board of Directors ...
  • Access Denied: Immigrant Women and the Affordable Care Act
    Together, we’ve obtained hard-fought victories that at one time we could only imagine, such as millions of women getting contraceptive coverage with no cost-sharing from their insurance plans as required by the new health care law. Historic decisions like this make health care reflect and respond to women’s needs. The National Women’s Health Network (NHWN) ...
  • Does Your Employer Offer a Matching Gift Program?
    The Network makes every dollar we receive count in order to grow and support our key programs! Your gifts to the Network can go even further and help us raise more funds when you leverage your donation through matching gift programs. Through these programs, your employer “matches” its employees’ charitable donations to provide even more ...
  • Environmental Toxins Threaten Reproductive Health and Justice
    Amidst the hard-fought battles to protect and expand access to basic reproductive health care, including abortion care and contraception, we don’t often stop to connect the dots between reproductive health and environmental health. This is due partly to the siloed nature of our two movements, and to the historically defensive nature of work to protect ...
  • Female Condom Program Funding Opportunities for Colleges
    The Female Health Company (FHC) announces its 2014 FC2 College Health Mini-Grant Program, which supports on-campus organizations that provide health education and outreach to college students. The mini-grant program is designed to help colleges enhance, improve, and/or create FC2 programming on their campus. The application for funding in the 2014-2015 academic school year is now available ...