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Making Herstory

It's here! Celebrate with us on Dec. 9th!

It's here! Celebrate with us on Dec. 9th!

Urgent Actions

Build Back Better must include paid leave!

President Biden's Build Back Better Act MUST include paid family and medical leave. Urge your senators to ensure this critical provision get included in the final bill!

Our Work

  • Reproductive Rights All women deserve unrestricted access to abortion, birth control and comprehensive reproductive health care. Period.
  • Health Justice Health care is a women’s issue. That’s why we’re fighting to protect our care, save Medicaid and ensure high-quality, affordable health care for all.
  • Economic Justice Today’s workplaces must be safe, fair, family friendly and free of discrimination. From #MeToo to paid leave, our nation must show it values women and families.

About Us

Timeline: 50 Years of Progress

Even as we celebrate our past, our focus is on the future. Our mission is to improve the lives of women and families by achieving equality AND equity for all women.

Urgent Actions

About Us

Build Back Better must include paid leave!

President Biden's Build Back Better Act MUST include paid family and medical leave. Urge your senators to ensure this critical provision get included in the final bill!

Timeline: 50 Years of Progress

Even as we celebrate our past, our focus is on the future. Our mission is to improve the lives of women and families by achieving equality AND equity for all women.

New & Noteworthy

Saving the Lives of Moms and Babies

We've joined the National Birth Equity Collaborative to produce a series of resources that connects the dots between how different socioeconomic factors affect maternal and infant health, the outsize impact these factors have on BIPOC communities, and recommendations to effect the change we need to ensure all moms and babies thrive.

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Choosing Health Equity

Choosing Health Equity was designed to surface the numerous decision points that exist in the cycle of health care research, policy and practice — to disrupt standard processes in order to achieve a healthier, equitable, and just society.

Explore the tools and resources today.

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Called to Care

The National Partnership recently released Called to Care: A Racially Just Recovery Demands Paid Family and Medical Leave, which finds that the lack of national paid leave exacerbates harms to the health and economic lives of people of color, particularly women, before and during the pandemic.

The report takes a close look at how people of color have been disproportionately impacted by the pandemic, yet are less likely to be able to take paid time off of work to care for themselves or a loved one.

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Improving Our Maternity Care Now

The U.S. maternity care system fails to provide many childbearing people and newborns with equitable, respectful, safe, effective, and affordable care. More people die per capita as a result of pregnancy and childbirth in this country than in any other high-income country.

Our new report lifts up four care models decisionmakers must implement for healthier moms and babies.

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Too many Black women are dying in pregnancy and childbirth

We need systemic change to end this crisis and ensure communities are healthier and more responsive to Black women's needs.

Click the link below to learn more about the disparities and how we can help Black women have the safe and healthy pregnancies and childbirth they deserve.

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