Alice Wolfson


Alice Wolfson

Alice Wolfson, a Barnard graduate and former Fulbright Scholar, is a veteran political activist in women's reproductive health issues, a lawyer, and a co-founder of the National Women's Health Network.

She played an important role at the Nelson Pill Hearings on Capitol Hill, where she and other soon-to-be prominent health feminists were galvanized by their success at warning women of the Pill's dangerous side effects.

Today, Alice Wolfson is an attorney who specializes in women's health care. She worked in the 90s to obtain damages for women adversely affected by breast implants. Wolfson is concerned about new methods of hormonal contraception, and advocates use of barrier methods over oral or injection contraceptives. She believes "it is criminal to suggest anything other than condoms." [ [Bloom, 1995] ]

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References

* Amy Bloom, "Alice Wolfson Still Speaking Out", National Women's Health Network Newsletter, Jan/Feb 1995 [http://www.nwhn.org/alice_wolfson]


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