A place where you'll find knowledge, tools, research, and community to support you in taking control of your health; at home or with friends.
The WHWH Vision
Women’s Health in Women’s Hands is dedicated to a world wherein every aspect of health care that differentially impacts female bodies, especially reproduction and sexuality, is under the collective and individual control of their owners through feminist-controlled health care institutions
Access to Birth Control and Abortion Equal Pay Access to Child and Health Care State Support for Children Equal Opportunity for Education
Participatory group Judgement free Decolonize our bodies Decision making Inclusivity
History of The Women's Health and Self Help movements
You Have The Women's Health Movement and WHWH To Thank If You
Have ever been given options on health treatment
Know what a cervix is
Own your own speculum
Have been shown your cervix and vagina during a gynecological exam
Have purchased an over-the-counter vaginal remedy or pregnancy test.
Avoided an unnecessary hysterectomy
Had natural childbirth
Had your friend or partner present at the birth
Avoided unnecessary intervention in childbirth or cesarean section
Have been given your choice of birth control
Considered or had a legal abortion
Have used donor insemination
Were given informed consent for the birth control pill or IUD
Were offered a cervical cap as a birth control option
Heard the health risks associated with breast implants, hormone replacement therapy, depo provera injections or norplant
Went in with any woman in your life for an exam, abortion or consultation
Women's Health in Women's Hands has a Pro-Woman Agenda which comes from the perspective that in order for a woman to control her sexuality and reproduction, learning about her body is crucial and enjoying the full spectrum of her sexual and reproductive rights is exactly that: her right.