We Must Help Girls and Young Women Advocate for Their Health—and Themselves

We need young women and girls—now and in the future. Their health, and the questions they’re never told to ask, shouldn’t stop them.

The Trump Administration Just Dismantled the Affordable Care Act’s Contraceptive Coverage Mandate

“These new rules are, by definition, a discriminatory attack on women.”

Seven Ways Graham-Cassidy Attacks Women’s Healthcare

Several failed efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act have led to the worst replacement yet—especially for women. 

The Latest Version of Trumpcare is the Worst One Yet

Senators Lindsey Graham, Bill Cassidy, Dean Heller and Ron Johnson have launched a last-ditch effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act—and it’s the most egregious attempt yet.

The Hidden Assault on Women’s Health

Women suffering from chronic, disabling illnesses may be unable to find consistent healthcare or to pay for that care should the ACA be repealed—a dystopic situation we have already experienced.

Women Have Poorer Health Outcomes in States With Anti-Abortion Laws

As the war on women’s bodily autonomy escalates, a new study is a stark reminder that it isn’t just a war for women’s rights—it’s a battle for women’s lives.

Wisconsin Lawmakers Want to Stop Medical Students from Learning How to Perform Abortions

In a state that already faces a serious shortage of OB-GYNs, Republican lawmakers in Wisconsin are pushing a bill that would prohibit faculty at the University of Wisconsin-Madison from training medical residents on how to perform abortions.

Because a Period Should End a Sentence, Not a Girl’s Education

In developing countries throughout the world—including Afghanistan, Uganda and India—between 25 and 57 percent of adolescent girls miss school or drop out all together because of their periods. Girl activists from LA and a filmmaker have joined forces to change that.

Repealing the Affordable Care Act Would Decimate the Social Safety Net for California Women

These extreme attacks on Medicaid and the ACA are attacks on the nation’s social safety net.

A Moral Matter

Thousands of American nuns have come together to oppose Congressional efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, demonstrating that they are an indomitable force with a popular position that demands recognition.

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