National Partnership for Women & Families
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Blog // From the desk of ... Debra L. Ness

Failing Our Families

In the United States today, whether you can take a few paid sick days or a few weeks of paid family or medical leave, and whether your employer must make reasonable accommodations that allow you to continue working through your pregnancy, all depend on where you work. 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

Expecting Better report

New Report: Expecting Better

Our new state-by-state analysis of laws that support new and expecting parents paints a picture of a nation that is failing its families. More

Highlights

Thumbnail image for Bad Med highlights When Women Succeed Video Thumbnail from 2014 Luncheon Ness and Lichtman stand by President Obama’s side as he takes executive action for fair pay Debra Ness on Tell a Friend - Get Covered Paid Leave on the Horizon (thumb) Coverage for Doula Care (thumbnail) Expecting Better 2016 thumbnail Pathway to a Healthy Birth Secretary Perez at Annual Luncheon Michelle Obama honored at the 2011 Annual Luncheon #WhatMothersNeed campaign for fair pay, quality healthcare, paid leave, more.

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