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Ellen Sweet

Ellen Sweet

Ellen Sweet is the former vice president, external affairs at Physicians for Reproductive Choice and Health.  She has focused on issues of women’s rights for more than 25 years, as an editor at Ms. magazine and in the nonprofit community.  She is a board member of Girls Write Now.

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Mentoring the Next Generation of Writers

Mentoring the Next Generation of Writers

April 1, 2013

Girls Write Now, in the midst of its annual CHAPTERS readings now in New York City, sponsors pairings that can seem at first surprising via its afterschool arts program. More »

Abortion Services: A Family Doctor’s Perspective

Abortion Services: A Family Doctor’s Perspective

January 14, 2013

Approaching the 40th anniversary of the decision that legalized abortion, Dr. Linda Prine describes its provision as part of a continuum of care. More »

Date Rape Revisited

Date Rape Revisited

February 23, 2012

Twenty-five years after an historic campus study, why are colleges still struggling to deal with the problem? More »

Komen vs. Planned Parenthood—What’s Going On?

Komen vs. Planned Parenthood—What’s Going On?

February 4, 2012

Immediate outrage in the social media greeted the Komen foundation after it defunded breast cancer screening by Planned Parenthood. Ellen Sweet explores what’s behind its puzzling turn-about. More »