Nina Henry

Nina Henry

Nina Henry is a law student and policy advocate. She is an alumna of Smith College, where she graduated summa cum laude with a BA in Government and received the David Burres Memorial Law Prize. She has advocated for social change and feminist public policy at the National Council of Jewish Women’s national office and New York section, and her writing has been published in The Forward. You can find her political takes and pictures of her cat on Twitter at @nina_ecarg.

Blog Posts

Margaret Sanger and Fania Mindell on courthouse steps, 1917

Suffrage and the Fight for Reproductive Justice

Nina Henry

Many Jewish suffragists (and anti-suffragists) also belonged to the nascent birth control movement.

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Mrs. America: Who's Afraid of The ERA?

Nina Henry

In Mrs. America, viewers are offered a glimpse at the anxieties surrounding the ERA in 1970s (which still persist today).

Keep Abortion Safe and Legal

Abortion Activism Brought Me Back to Judaism

Nina Henry

Jewish law actively reaffirms principles of reproductive justice.

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