Urgent: Roe at risk! Urgent: Roe at risk!

Urgent: Roe at risk!

Urgent: Roe at risk!

Abortion is still legal, but this right is in jeopardy

Abortion is still legal, but this right is in jeopardy

Celebrating Partnership in Action - National Partnership for Women & Families Virtual afternoon celebration, in-person evening reception, Washington D.C., Thursday, July 14, 2022

Special Event: Celebrating Partnership in Action


Join us on July 14, 2022 for a virtual and in-person celebration in recognition of women leaders from diverse backgrounds and lived experiences, to honor their unflinching commitment to justice, equity and fairness.


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Urgent Actions

Crisis for abortion access

The Supreme Court is on the verge of overturning Roe v. Wade and the critical rights it guarantees. Add your name to demand a stop to the relentless assaults on our bodily autonomy.

Support pregnant workers!

Tell Congress to prohibit workplace discrimination and ensure reasonable accommodations for pregnant workers.

Our Work

  • Health Justice Health care is a women’s issue. It’s also a racial equity issue. And that’s why we’re fighting for affordable, high quality, health-related care — including maternity care and reproductive autonomy — for ALL.
  • Economic Justice Today’s workplaces must be safe, fair, family friendly, and free of discrimination. From #MeToo to #BlackLivesMatter and so much more, we’re demanding that our nation demonstrates it values all women and families.
  • Congressional Relations Women’s economic security and health are essential to their full participation as equal members of society. It is time to eliminate the barriers women continue to face in their pursuit of whole, healthy and economically secure lives.

About Us

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

Crisis for abortion access

The Supreme Court is on the verge of overturning Roe v. Wade and the critical rights it guarantees. Add your name to demand a stop to the relentless assaults on our bodily autonomy.

Support pregnant workers!

Tell Congress to prohibit workplace discrimination and ensure reasonable accommodations for pregnant workers.

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.

Our Work

  • Health Justice Health care is a women’s issue. It’s also a racial equity issue. And that’s why we’re fighting for affordable, high quality, health-related care — including maternity care and reproductive autonomy — for ALL.
  • Economic Justice Today’s workplaces must be safe, fair, family friendly, and free of discrimination. From #MeToo to #BlackLivesMatter and so much more, we’re demanding that our nation demonstrates it values all women and families.
  • Congressional Relations Women’s economic security and health are essential to their full participation as equal members of society. It is time to eliminate the barriers women continue to face in their pursuit of whole, healthy and economically secure lives.

New & Noteworthy

Improving Our Maternity Care Now Through Community Birth Settings

More pregnant people are taking control of their childbirth experience by choosing to birth in a community setting such as birth centers and planned home births.

Research shows that care provided in community birth settings can make a concrete difference in improving maternity care quality and producing better outcomes, including for People of Color.

Read the new report

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.

This 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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