National Partnership for Women & Families

In search of real leadership ...

President Trump addressed a joint session of Congress, and we need to send him a message: This is our country, and you will not take us backward. 

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Gorsuch Nomination an ‘Affront to All Who Care About Women’s Health and Rights'

President Trump’s nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to fill the vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court is truly alarming — an affront to all who care about women’s health and rights and about stopping discrimination. More


Blog // From the desk of ... Debra L. Ness

Yearning for Real Leadership, Compassion and Respect

Tonight, when President Trump speaks to a joint session of Congress, he will face a country that is yearning for real leadership, candor, humility, compassion and respect. More

Our Mission & History

We believe that actions speak louder than words, and for four decades we have fought for every major policy advance that has helped women and families. More


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