National Partnership for Women & Families

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

Girl listens to mom's belly

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

Going Backward on Maternity Coverage Would Be Disastrous for Women’s Health

At her confirmation hearing last week, President Trump’s nominee to lead the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services said she thinks it should once again be optional for health plans to cover maternity care. 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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