National Partnership for Women & Families

News Coverage

The GOP’s Obamacare Replacement Is Just a Gigantic Tax on Women - Daily Beast

Stephanie Glover, senior policy analyst at the National Partnership for Women & Families, lays out the AHCA’s one-two-three-four punch to women’s health thusly: “One by one this would be really bad for women’s health. Packaged in a single bill is pretty alarming.”

News Coverage | March 7, 2017 | Health Care

At 'People's Hearing' in Texas State Capitol, Reproductive Rights Advocates Condemn 'Bad Medicine' Laws that Undermine Women's Health Care - PR Newswire

"When abortion opponents turn lies into law as they have in Texas, women pay the price. Doctors are forced to lie to their patients, trusted health care clinics are shut down and women are denied care," said Sarah Lipton-Lubet, vice president at the National Partnership for Women & Families.

News Coverage | March 3, 2017 | Reproductive Health

What do men get that women don't? Here are a few things - USA TODAY

“There is a lot of work to be done before culture and policy can align toward progress,” said Vicki Shabo, vice president of the National Partnership for Women & Families.

News Coverage | March 1, 2017 | Health Care, Workplace Fairness, Work and Family

Why I Called Out Jason Chaffetz on Planned Parenthood - TIME

As the presidents of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the National Partnership for Women & Families wrote in Annals of Internal Medicine, “Proponents of Planned Parenthood defunding often assert that other providers will fill the gap. They are wrong.”

News Coverage | February 21, 2017 | Health Care, Reproductive Health

What's Changed--and What Hasn't--Since Both Presidential Candidates Said We Need Paid Leave - Inc.

The Trump proposal, says Vicki Shabo, vice president of the National Partnership for Women & Families, "would do more harm than good. It reinforces sex stereotypes and creates perceptions that women are the ones who need to stay home with children. Plus, the way they want to pay for it is completely untenable."

News Coverage | February 17, 2017 | Work and Family

Andrew Puzder’s Downfall Is The First Big Win For Women In The Trump Era - Huffington Post

“Andrew Puzder’s withdrawal from consideration for labor secretary is a testament to the power and persistence of women and working people in this country,” Debra Ness, president of the National Partnership for Women & Families, said in a statement.

News Coverage | February 15, 2017 | Work and Family

Health advocates blast new Trump proposals to stabilize Obamacare marketplace - McClatchy

“While the proposed rule issued today by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) states that it aims to improve the health and stability of the exchanges and increase affordability for consumers, in reality it would do neither,” National Partnership President Debra Ness said in a statement.

News Coverage | February 15, 2017 | Health Care

Next on Congressional GOP Chopping Block: Family Planning Safeguards - Rewire

“Congress is playing politics with women’s health and working to undermine access to care,” said Sarah Lipton-Lubet, vice president at the National Partnership for Women & Families.

News Coverage | February 10, 2017 | Health Care, Reproductive Health

Senate confirms Tom Price as new health secretary - USA Today

"His opposition to contraceptive coverage and abortion care harms women whose access to the full range of reproductive and preventive health services is critical not only to their health and well-being but also to their ability to pursue an education, hold jobs, achieve economic security and function as free and equal members of society," said Debra Ness, president of the National Partnership for Women & Families.

News Coverage | February 10, 2017 | Health Care, Reproductive Health

Planned Parenthood Provides Essential Services That Improve Women's Health - Annals of Internal Medicine

National Partnership President Debra Ness and Hal C. Lawrence, Executive Vice President and CEO of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, discuss the devastating impact that defunding Planned Parenthood would have on women's health.

News Coverage | February 7, 2017 | Health Care, Reproductive Health

Lawmakers propose paid family leave for workers in U.S. - Reuters

Nearly a quarter of new U.S. mothers go back to work within two weeks of giving birth, according to Debra Ness, head of the National Partnership for Women & Families.

News Coverage | February 7, 2017 | Work and Family

Trump’s Anti-Woman Cabinet: How it All Adds Up - Huffington Post

"From gutting the Affordable Care Act to undermining reproductive health care to weakening workplace protections to opposing measures to stop sexual violence, Trump’s nominees have stood outside the mainstream and against the interests of women," writes National Partnership President Debra Ness.

News Coverage | February 6, 2017 | Health Care, Reproductive Health, Workplace Fairness, Work and Family

Surreal PSA Shows Why One Woman Chose To Stay Pregnant For 5 Years - Huffington Post

A PSA from the National Partnership for Women & Families is using a surreal approach to make an important point.

News Coverage | February 1, 2017 | Work and Family

Etsy Just Reported the First Results of Its Gender-Neutral Parental Leave - Fortune

Giving those employees a promotion despite taking parental leave is a nod to Etsy, especially because a 2013 study by Childbirth Connection found that 22% of mothers surveyed for the study were were concerned about the consequences at work for taking leave, such as lower pay, worse assignments or fewer opportunities for promotion.

News Coverage | January 31, 2017 | Work and Family

'Alternative facts' and the anti-abortion movement - The Hill

National Partnership Vice President Sarah Lipton-Lubet discusses the devastating impact that anti-abortion laws based on lies have on women’s access to care.

News Coverage | January 27, 2017 | Reproductive Health

Why Women (and Men) Are Marching Today, According to Twitter Data - WIRED

The National Partnership for Women & Families tweeted, “We’re marching because the #ACA is the greatest advance for #womenshealth in a generation. #WomensMarch.”

News Coverage | January 21, 2017 | Health Care, Reproductive Health

Trump's Vow to Erase Obama's Executive Orders Takes Aim at Diversity - Bloomberg

Rescinding the orders “would have a direct and immediate effect for some workers,” said Vicki Shabo, vice president for the National Partnership for Women & Families, which advocates for more equitable workplace rules.

News Coverage | January 16, 2017 | Workplace Fairness, Work and Family

Cal INDEX and Inland Empire HIE will merge to form California's largest health information exchange; former White House technology advisor named CEO - PR Newswire

"Claudia is the ideal candidate to lead this new entity. She is a strategic and transformational leader with national experience managing and scaling health information exchanges. With Claudia, California's statewide HIE gets the rare combination of breadth and depth," said Mark Savage, Chairman of the Cal INDEX Board of Directors and director of health information technology policy and programs for the National Partnership for Women & Families.

News Coverage | January 10, 2017 | Health Information Technology (IT)

Make Value The Priority - The Zetema Project

"We need the new administration to continue the movement to higher-value, people-centered care delivery," says National Partnership President Debra Ness.

News Coverage | January 9, 2017 | Health Care

Don’t Despair. Here’s Why Working Mothers Should Feel Hopeful About 2017 - Working Mother

“We know that people are more likely to go to work sick or send a sick child to school if they don’t have access to paid sick days,” Vicki Shabo, vice president of the National Partnership of Women & Families, explains. “So it’s an economic security issue for women, and it’s also a public health and a personal health issue for everyone.”

News Coverage | January 3, 2017 | Workplace Fairness, Work and Family

Items 21 - 40 of 805  Previous12345678910Next
  Please leave this field empty