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News

  • December 11, 2011

    The health secretary for the first time overruled government scientists, refusing to make the morning--after pill available to users of all ages without a prescription. In the days that followed, advisers to the Food and Drug Administration...


  • December 11, 2011

    A report compiled by the Liberian Ministry of Gender and Development says over 2,000 cases of Gender Based Violence (GBV) have occurred in Liberia during the period January to October 2011.


  • December 9, 2011

    While all obese women are less satisfied with the weight-related quality of their lives than women of 'normal' weight, black women report a higher quality of life than white women of the same weight. In addition, black women appear to be more...


  • December 9, 2011

    Women who worked irregularly scheduled night shifts had up to a 60% higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes than women who worked only day and evening hours, according to a study published in PLOS Medicine.


  • December 9, 2011

     Most women are vicious when confronted with other women they perceive as sexy, a recent University of Ottawa/McMaster study concluded, and of course, the press went to town with it. The kindest slant I can put on this is that editors thought...


Member Organizations

Blog Posts

By Linda Basch, PhD, PresidentToday, I'm urging everyone in our network to contact their Representatives to denounce HR 358 -- a catastrophic measure that puts women's lives in jeopardy. I'm writing...
Friday, October 14, 2011 - 4:57pm
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By Linda BaschNow a week after the AMREF luncheon, I want to share why I’m still feeling so inspired.
Friday, April 22, 2011 - 11:56am
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By Kyla Bender-BairdThis week has been National LGBTQ Health Awareness Week. All week I've been keeping my eye open for a fact to feature in honor of this important week.  Well, last night...
Friday, April 1, 2011 - 12:08pm
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By Linda Basch, PhD, President, National Council for Research on WomenWhen the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) was signed into law one year ago, it seemed that some legislators...
Tuesday, March 22, 2011 - 2:47pm
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By Juliana Stebbins*On March 4th, the Center for American Progress invited an array of policy experts and policymakers to discuss the new White House report Women in America: Indicators of Social and...
Wednesday, March 9, 2011 - 5:21pm
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