Women's Health Resources

  • The National Women's Health Network improves the health of all women by developing and promoting a critical analysis of health issues in order to affect policy and support consumer decision-making. The Network aspires to a health care system that is guided by social justice and reflects the needs of diverse women.
  • The National Women's Health Information Center website and toll-free call center were created to provide free, reliable health information for women everywhere. Browse their database for great resources or take a look through their Special Sections on topic areas like heart disease, disabilities and pregnancy.
  • Our Bodies Ourselves (OBOS), also known as the Boston Women's Health Book Collective, empowers women with information about health, sexuality, and reproduction. They work in and for the public interest, promote equality between women and men, and build bridges among social justice movements.
  • The mission of National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH) is to ensure the fundamental human right to reproductive health for Latinas, their families and their communities through education, advocacy and coalition building. The website also has documents in Spanish available at: http://www.latinainstitute.org/publicaciones.htm
  • Black Women's Health Imperative is a leading African American health education, research, advocacy and leadership development institution. Founded in 1983 by health activist Byllye Y. Avery, it has been a pioneer in promoting the empowerment of African American women as educated health care consumers and a strong voice for the improved health status of African American women.
  • The Native American Women's Health Education Resource Center is the first resource center located on a reservation in the US. It provides programs such as the Domestic Violence Program, AIDS Prevention Program, Youth Services which include the Child Development Program and the Youth Wellness Program, Adult Learning Program, Environmental Awareness and Action Project, Cancer Prevention, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Awareness Program, Clearinghouse of Educational Materials, Food Pantry, Wicozanni Wowapi Newsletter, Diabetic Nutrition Program, Scholarships for Native American Women, Reproductive Health and Rights, "Green Thumb" Project, and Community Health Fairs.
  • Asian Communities for Reproductive Justice works with Asian communities to develop a vision and analysis that address reproductive justice issues and needs.
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