The Women’s Center’s Education Program
Philadelphia Women’s Center and The Women’s Centers affiliates offer the following educational programs:
- Internships / Externships for students and residents
- Lectures on Abortion and Abortion Stigma
- Trainings for medical and social service providers
- Tours of our Centers
- Discussion groups
For more information about our Education Program, please contact Jen Boulanger at (856) 356-4004 or send her an email.
Abortion Information, Research and Statistics, and Legal Advocacy
Below are some organizations that are on the forefront of abortion research, best practices in health care services, and the fight to keep abortion access available in states nationwide. Check them out and learn more about abortion care!
The Guttmacher Institute is a leading research and policy organization committed to advancing sexual and reproductive health and rights in the United States and globally.
The Center for Reproductive Rights is a nonprofit, legal advocacy organization that promotes and defends reproductive rights worldwide.
ANSIRH (Advancing New Standards In Reproductive Health) is a collaborative research group and think tank at the University of California, San Francisco’s Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health. ANSIRH conducts research that explores many aspects of abortion stigma.
The Abortion Care Network represents independent abortion providers who provide the majority of the abortion care in the United States. Cherry Hill Women’s Center is a proud and active member of the Abortion Care Network.
The National Abortion Federation has unbiased information about abortion and financial assistance. Cherry Hill Women’s Center is a proud and active member of the National Abortion Federation.
Physicians for Reproductive Health unites the medical community and concerned supporters to work to improve access to comprehensive reproductive health care, including contraception and abortion, especially to meet the health care needs of economically disadvantaged patients.
Medical Students for Choice is an international non-profit organization that works to destigmatize abortion provision among medical students and residents, and to persuade medical schools and residency programs to include abortion as a part of the reproductive health services curriculum.
The Reproductive Health Technologies Project (RHTP) works to advance the ability of every woman to achieve full reproductive freedom with access to the safest, most effective, and preferred methods for controlling her fertility and protecting her health. RHTP works to ensure that new technologies are developed and introduced with appropriate safeguards, a well-informed consumer constituency, and broad-based public and policy support.
National Institute for Reproductive Health works across the country to increase access to reproductive health care by changing public policy, galvanizing public support, and normalizing women’s decisions to have abortions and use contraception.
Ibis Reproductive Health focuses on increasing access to safe abortion, expanding contraceptive access and choices, and integrating HIV and comprehensive sexual and reproductive health services. They partner with advocates and other stakeholders who use our research to improve policies and delivery of services in countries around the world.
Provide works to make sure that women have access to abortion, especially those living in low-resource rural and Southern communities. Provide empowers and educates health and social service providers to be able to give the care and support women facing unintended pregnancy need.
If/When/How is a national network of law students and legal professionals who believe that achieving reproductive justice will take thoughtful action and strategic activism: acknowledging the intersection of identities, collaborating across disciplines, and working toward a critical transformation of the current legal system.
Feminist Majority Foundation engages in research and public policy development, public education programs, grassroots organizing projects, leadership training and development programs, and participates in and organizes forums on issues of women’s equality and empowerment. Their sister organization, the Feminist Majority, engages in lobbying and other direct political action, pursuing equality between women and men through legislative avenues.
Planned Parenthood Federation of America provides comprehensive reproductive and complementary health care services, advocates public policies to further reproductive rights, provides educational programs which enhance understanding of individual and societal implications of human sexuality, and promotes research and the advancement of technology in reproductive health care.
Other Allied Organizations – Please click here for a list of other allied organizations that that we turn to when seeking progressive and thoughtful information related to social issues. Join us in supporting them!