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  • Using Paid Sick Days for Medication Abortion

    Everyone needs time to access health care without threatening their economic stability. Paid sick days allow a person to recover from short-term illnesses, access preventive care, undergo a basic medical procedure, or care for a sick child or family member. Yet more than 26 million people — nearly one in four private sector workers1 — do not have a single paid sick day.

  • Minimum Wage and Abortion Access

    In the United States, people with lower incomes, people with disabilities, and people of color have never fully enjoyed reproductive freedom. Whether a person wants to have a child or wants to not have children, their ability to exercise these rights has consistently been thwarted.

  • Immigrant Moms and Babies Are Being Denied Health Care

    The Problem: Many immigrants are denied access to health care, leaving moms and babies at risk

  • Disastrous and Dangerous: Judge Barrett Would Wreak Havoc on the Lives of Women of Color

    FACT SHEET | Judge Barrett's elevation to the country’s highest court would be disastrous for all of us in regards to our civil and human rights, but is especially dangerous for women of color who live at the intersection of multiple oppressions.

  • Past as Present: America’s Sordid History of Medical Reproductive Abuse and Experimentation

    FACT SHEET | Recently, accounts of forced hysterectomies at the Irwin County Detention Center in Ocilla, Georgia, have sparked widespread alarm and condemnation.

  • Bad Medicine: The Government's Restriction on Medication Abortion

    ISSUE BRIEF | Governmental attacks on women’s reproductive health are escalating, putting ideology above science. But the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has an opportunity to help remedy this dire situation, and to enable – rather than impede – people’s access to essential health care.

  • Clean Water Visual Factsheet

    Companion piece to the Clean Water report 2020

  • Clean Water and Reproductive Justice: Lack of Access Harms Women of Color

    REPORT | Many communities across the country cannot trust the safety of their water and cannot afford to pay more for cleaner water. Frequently, Black, Latinx, Asian American and Pacific Islander communities, lower-income communities, rural communities, and communities living at the intersections of these identities struggle daily to access safe, affordable water, and their health is disproportionately harmed as a result.

  • Maternal Health and Abortion Restrictions:How Lack of Access to Quality Care is Harming Black Women

    The rising maternal mortality rate and the passage of laws that undermine access to abortion care are significant reproductive health crises.

  • Testimony in Support of Bill 23-0318, The Community Safety and Health Amendments Act of 2019

    The National Partnership for Women & Families is pleased to support Bill 23-0318, the Community Safety and Health Amendment Act of 2019. This bill removes criminal penalties from the selling and buying of consensual sex and invests in the health, rights and safety of sex workers while decreasing sex trafficking.

  • Access at Risk: Abortion Bans of 2019

    In 2019, we saw a surge of laws restricting reproductive rights. Anti-abortion politicians passed a total of 58 abortion restrictions, including 26 bans on abortion.

  • Reproductive Health Wins of 2019

    Despite significant attacks on reproductive health and rights in 2019, several states are fighting to ensure that abortion care is accessible for all. This fact sheet celebrates state wins on protecting and expanding access to abortion care.

  • 2019 Title X Fact Sheet

    Family planning services are a necessary component of health care for women and families. Access to preventive and reproductive health care allows people to choose if and when to have children and create the stability to have the job, family and future they want.

  • Attacks on health care coverage are attacks on reproductive justice for women of color

    By undermining the ACA, conservative lawmakers are gambling with the health and economic stability of Black, Latina and Asian and Pacific Islander (AAPI) women, families, and communities.

  • The D.C. Medicaid Abortion Ban: Disastrous Policy for Low-Income D.C. Residents

    This disastrous policy impacts 55,000 D.C. women of reproductive age enrolled in Medicaid; pushing abortion care out of reach for many.

  • The Best Mother’s Day Gifts From Congress: Policies Mothers Need to Thrive

    FACT SHEET | While our country claims to value mothers and families, our policies are making childbirth more dangerous, pushing working moms out of the labor force, perpetuating a punishing gender wage gap and blocking people from deciding when and if to become a parent.

  • Know Your Rights: Arizona + Paid Sick Time

    Because not everyone who needs access to abortion care may be aware of paid sick days laws in their state, we partnered with the National Network of Abortion Funds to create this Know Your Rights document for Arizona.

  • Paid Sick Days Enhance Women’s Abortion Access and Economic Security

    Everyone needs time to access health care without risking their economic stability. Paid sick days allow a person to recover from short-term illnesses, access preventive care, undergo a basic medical procedure or care for a sick child or family member. Yet, more than 34 million people working in the private sector don’t have a single paid sick day and, for too many of them, taking time away from work to attend to their health means risking their jobs and financial stability.

  • The Equality Act (H.R. 5/S. 788): Providing Critical Protection Against Discrimination for LGBTQ People and Women

    The Equality Act (H.R. 5/S. 788) is groundbreaking civil rights legislation that would amend and supplement the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and other key federal nondiscrimination laws that provide protection from discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin or religion.

  • The EACH Woman Act (S. 758/H.R. 1692): Ensuring Equal Access to Abortion Coverage for Every Woman

    The ability to make personal health care decisions should not depend on how much money a woman makes or where she gets her health insurance. This groundbreaking legislation would put an end to politicians denying women insurance coverage for medical care they need.

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