Victory for pregnant workers!

The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act is now the law of the land.

Victory for pregnant workers!

The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act is now the law of the land.


The National Partnership for Women & Families is a national nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that works to make life better for women and families.





State Abortion Bans Threaten Nearly 7 Million Black Women

Our latest report, in collaboration with In Our Own Voice: National Black Women’s Reproductive Justice Agenda, shows that 57 percent of all Black women of reproductive age live in the 26 states that have banned or are likely to ban abortion.

Black Maternal Health Crisis

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.

Threats On All Fronts

Every person should have the freedom to decide if, when, and how to raise a family. But many people in the United States face limits on this freedom – especially women of color, women with disabilities or with low incomes, transgender and nonbinary people, and those who are multiply marginalized. They face threats on all fronts when it comes to abortion access and policies necessary to thrive.


The National Partnership is on the front lines fighting for health and economic justice, reproductive rights, women’s equality, and more.  

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NEWS: Supreme Court rejects challenge to FDA’s approval of mifepristone

The U.S. The Supreme Court on Thursday tossed out a challenge to the FDA’s rules for prescribing and dispensing abortion pills. By a unanimous vote, the court said the anti-abortion doctors who brought the challenge had failed to show they had been harmed, as they do not prescribe the medication, and thus, essentially, had no skin in the game.

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Democracy & Abortion Access

Restrictive Voting Laws Across States Threaten Freedoms

Our research finds that the states with the most restrictive abortion access policies are also the states with the greatest barriers to voting.

State Abortion Bans Harm More Than Three Million Disabled Women

The Dobbs decision has only compounded the longstanding barriers to abortion care that disabled people face

Maternity Care Payment Reform

For the first time, our report assesses the actual impact of maternity care episode payment and maternity care home programs and provides recommendations for improving alternative payment models (APMs).

Disability Economic Justice Systems Transformation Guide

In order to plot a more intentional course toward systemic change that achieves the inclusion, access, liberation and economic health and wellbeing of disabled women and families, we’re introducing systems transformation guides for disability economic justice public policy.

Raising the Bar

Raising the Bar for Maternal Health Equity and Excellence is a practical guide designed to support institutions in creating a tailored approach to providing high-quality care tailored to the needs of individual birthing families.

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