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Have you experienced sexual assault? If you have, you are not alone. More than 1 in 5 women in America experience sexual violence while 1 in 3 women suffer from domestic violence that often has sexual associations. Disproportionately, women of color experience sexual violence even more frequently. We, as Black women, face unfair stereotypes and … Read More

The Health Expo is the Health Gap’s annual event bringing health care access directly to the Cincinnati community. This free event allows attendees to take advantage of a wide spectrum of free health screenings, fitness as well as local and national entertainment. This year the Health Expo will take place virtually.

Following National Women’s History Month and International Women’s History Week in March, we celebrate International Black Women’s History Month in April. During the Civil Rights and the Women’s Suffrage movements, African American women were criticized for choosing between rights as a woman over race, and conversely, choosing race over gender. The intersectionality of race and … Read More

Black women’s health outcomes are often discouraging. We face negative health issues that require timely and appropriate information that best serves our needs. In the face of that adversity, Black women are doing profound and inspiring things that need to be shared. To improve the issues Black women face, BWHM is intentionally focused on our … Read More