Women’s Health Activities
Women’s Health Science
Read selected scientific findings and publications regarding the health of women and girls.
Women’s Health Features
Elevating the Health of Girls, Worldwide
International Day of the Girl is celebrated on October 11 every year. Declared by the United Nations in 2012, the Day focuses on the need to address challenges that girls face and to promote girls’ empowerment and fulfillment of their human rights.
Working Together to Reduce Black Maternal Mortality
Black Maternal Health Week is recognized each year from April 11-17 to bring attention and action in improving Black maternal health. Everyone can play a role in working to prevent pregnancy-related deaths and improving maternal health outcomes.
New at CDC
- Breastfeeding Report Card, United States, 2022
- Gynecologic Cancer Awareness
- Pregnancy-Related Deaths: Data from Maternal Mortality Review Committees in 36 US States, 2017–2019
- Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: Resources for Prevention and Care
- Geographic Examination of COVID-19 Test Percent Positivity and Proportional Change in Cancer Screening Volume, National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program
Journal of Women's Health: Report from the CDC
- Addressing Racial Disparities in Pregnancy-Related Deaths: An Analysis of Maternal Mortality-Related Federal Legislation, 2017–2021
- Surveillance of Hypertension Among Women of Reproductive Age: A Review of Existing Data Sources and Opportunities for Surveillance Before, During, and After Pregnancy
- Summary of Current Guidelines for Cervical Cancer Screening and Management of Abnormal Test Results: 2016–2020