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Andi Friedman, Senior Policy Advisor, Reproductive Health Programs

From the desk of ... Andrea Friedman, Repro Health Watch

Unscientific Method: The Akin Argument in Legislating Women's Health

August 31, 2012 | Reproductive Health
The recent comment by Representative Todd Akin (R-MO), that women don't get pregnant from "legitimate" rape because "the female body has ways to try to shut that whole thing down" provoked an unusual outcry.

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From the desk of ... Debra L. Ness

This Labor Day, Let's Ask Congress to Stop Employers from Discriminating Against Pregnant Workers

August 31, 2012 | Work and Family | Workplace Fairness
This week, as the country prepared to celebrate Labor Day, the National Partnership released the results of an unprecedented analysis of the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau.

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From the desk of ... Debra L. Ness

For Parents Without Paid Sick Days, Back-to-School Season Brings Stress and Uncertainty

August 29, 2012 | Work and Family
For the millions of employed parents in jobs that don't let them earn paid sick days, it means another set of worries: uncertainty about what to do if a child gets sick.

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National Partnership Staff

From the desk of ... National Partnership Staff

Because Everyone Matters

August 27, 2012 | Other

The National Partnership is proud to support the new Everyone Matters campaign.

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From the desk of ... Debra L. Ness

Women's Equality Depends on Family Friendly Workplace Policies Like Paid Sick Days

August 26, 2012 | Work and Family
Ninety-two years ago, women in the United States celebrated the greatest step in our march toward equality: the ratification of the 19th Amendment, affirming our right to vote.

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From the desk of ... Dr. Willie Parker, Repro Health Watch

Going to Mississippi: If I Don't, Who Will?

August 14, 2012 | Reproductive Health

If abortion access is "war", then the state of Mississippi is the frontline.

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From the desk of ... Debra L. Ness

A Day for the History Books on Women's Health

August 2, 2012 | Work and Family
There are some important dates for American women to remember and teach to our daughters.

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