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Women's Center

Women's Center

Who We Are

Fostering a campus climate that promotes equity and enriches the lives of all members of the University community

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Welcome to the Northwestern Women’s Center.

We are committed to gender equity and inclusion at Northwestern University. Our center serves as a space for support, community, advocacy, and affirmation for all those affected by gender oppression.

This Center Stands for Abortion Justice & Bodily Autonomy

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We invite you to access our collected resources. 

Read a letter from our Director outlining our perspective and providing some ideas for how to get involved. 

Listen to the Leaked Draft Teach-In.

Find us, our colleagues, and our community speaking out where we can. 

Join us online or in person for a full day of abortion activism training via the Abortion Access Front on Sunday, July 17th. 

 

image: LAJohnson for NPR. 

 

 

Gender Equity and Inclusion

We support all women, trans, non-binary and gender-expansive students, faculty, and staff

News and Events

What's happening at the Women's Center

News

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The Ripple: After Roe v. Wade

May 24, 2022
from The Ripple, a podcast of The Daily Northwestern

"We are looking to provide students with ways to do — not just students but really students, staff and faculty with ways to do a number of things: get abortions themselves, find sexual health care for themselves, or for people in their lives who don’t live here in Illinois, where it is at least a little bit more accessible, and to get involved in organizations, including but also beyond Planned Parenthood, which is the one that people tend to know, but there are so many different organizations fighting for reproductive justice."

Listen to the full story!

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Professors and state representatives host teach-in on Roe v. Wade, outline potential consequences of leaked draft majority opinion

May 17, 2022
from The Daily Northwestern

Illinois Chief Equity Officer Sekile Nzinga and Northwestern professors hosted a teach-in on the implications of Samuel Alito’s leaked draft majority opinion striking down Roe v. Wade on Monday.

Events

Sep
6
2022

Queer Parents

12:00 PM Women's Center, 2000 Sheridan Rd.
Please join us for this informal, private, monthly conversation.  We will discuss topics such as: parenting form within ...
Oct
4
2022

Queer Parents

12:00 PM Women's Center, 2000 Sheridan Rd.
Please join us for this informal, private, monthly conversation.  We will discuss topics such as: parenting form within ...