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Rhia Ventures invests in OCON’s Spherical Copper Intrauterine Contaceptive; Period care company Callaly announce FDA clearance of their tampliner product; Advantia Health’s New Flagship Practice “Liv by Advantia Health” is set to open in Washington in March 2021; The Case for Her & Refinery29 partner to reposition menopause through creative design; Employer Health Innovation Roundtable (EHIR) is now accepting submissions for the Spring 2021 cycle; Argentina legalizes abortion in landmark moment for women’s rights; England’s first non-profit IVF clinic will open in 2021
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In the Know
Femtech in 2020: The Year in Femtech Insider Headlines (Femtech Insider)
HeyMama and the Power of Online Communities in 2020, A Challenging Year for Working Mothers (Femtech Insider)
Vulvani’s Britta Wiebe: “I never really planned to start my own business, but I was looking for a purposeful job that fulfilled me.” (Femtech Insider)
“Can Femtech Help the NHS?: A New Femtech TV Interview Series with DigitalHealth.London’s Jenny Thomas (Femtech Insider)
Alva’s Annie Coleridge: “Learning to lead a team is a time of intense personal development, reflection and learning.” (Femtech Insider)
The Future of Healthcare: The End of Digital Health (Rock Health)
8 Digital Health Predictions for Digital Health (Forbes)
Planned Parenthood President: Saying Abortion Is a Small Part of What Group Does is Stigmatizing (Washington Post)
‘Such a Personal, Private Thing’: Rethinking the Home Pregnancy Test (NY Times)
How VCs Could Change Startups’ Female-Founder Double Standard (Fortune)
Maternity Leave Isn’t Enough to Retain New Moms (Harvard Business Review)
Global VC Funding to Female Founders Dropped Dramatically This Year (Crunchbase)
Motherhood on the Line: Three asylum seekers navigate coronavirus and climate change at the U.S.-Mexico border (Longreads)
Oova is hiring a Head of Sales.
Unbound is looking for a Chief Growth Officer.
Progyny is looking for an Account Manager.
Maven is hiring a Senior Manager, Brand Design.
BB Imaging is hiring a Senior Full Stack Engineer.