New Birth Control Option – Phexxi

At the beginning of this year, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a new birth control option named Phexxi — a non-hormonal contraceptive gel. This marks the first non-hormonal contraceptive to win FDA approval in decades and it brings another contraceptive option to the market for women in the United States. This is Read more …

Child Marriage Isn’t Us vs Them – It’s an Us Problem Too

The United States has earned an international reputation for seeking to protect women from the dangers of ongoing wars, repressive regimes, and human rights abuses in various parts of the world. The issue of women’s rights has thus historically been a focal point of American foreign policy. In numerous agendas, the U.S. has included the Read more …

End Dating Violence Against Young Women – Learn the Facts

Although October – Domestic Violence Awareness Month is coming to a close, it is still important to draw attention to the lesser known issue of dating abuse. Dating abuse falls into the large category of IPV, or interpersonal violence, which is addressed under NOW’s core issue of Ending Violence Against Women. As such, it requires Read more …