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The Center for Global Women’s Health (CGWH) is an interdisciplinary collection of faculty and students who collaborate on women’s health scholarship, education, and clinical practice relevant to global issues.

  • Staff and supporters walking down Broad Street at a rally on July 16th.

    Hahnemann Hospital Closure - and History of the Midwives Who Worked There

    Hahnemann’s Nurse-Midwifery practice was founded by two Penn graduates. Numerous Penn students had the opportunity to learn at Hahnemann, and some joined the practice after graduation.

    Penn Nurses for Sexual and Reproductive Health recognizes the closure of Hahnemann as a major loss in access to reproductive health and choice in Philadelphia, and a devastating example of the priority of profit over the health of the community.

  • The State of Period Poverty in the U.S.

    Menstrual hygiene products remain out of reach for many American households. The Center for Global Women’s Health wants to change that.

  • Moving from Period Poverty to Period Positivity

    Global advocacy for increased access to menstruation products and facilities exposes social and economic inequities and the need for reform.