Data show that state paid leave programs help to increase labor force participation among women, improve economic stability for families, strengthen businesses and grow state economies WASHINGTON, D.C. – February 5, 2024 – New analysis from the National...
Victory for pregnant workers!
The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act is now the law of the land.
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.
Data show that state paid leave programs help to increase labor force participation among women, improve economic stability for families, strengthen businesses and grow state economies.
National Partnership Welcomes Ruchi Bhowmik to Board of Directors, Jamille Fields Allsbrook and Tanya Goldman as Senior Fellows
Ruchi Bhowmik joins Board of Directors, Jamille Fields Allsbrook as Senior Fellow for Health Justice, Tanya Goldman as Senior Fellow for Economic Justice
Public support for unions at near record high, union membership for women improves economic stability.
What the Alabama Supreme Court has done in ruling that an embryo counts as a child under the state’s Wrongful Death of a Child statute does not honor the experience of people navigating infertility. Instead the court weaponizes the psychological toll of fertility treatment in service of an extremist, ideological project to undermine reproductive freedom and autonomy.
Today, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released its annual data about disabled people in the U.S. workforce. The data reveal a continued upward trend in disabled employment. However, inequities remain for disabled people, particularly disabled women and disabled people of color.
An Alabama Supreme Court’s ruling that frozen embryos in test tubes should be considered children has sent shock waves through the world of reproductive medicine, casting doubt over fertility care for would-be parents in the state and raising complex legal questions with implications extending far beyond Alabama.
New & Noteworthy
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).
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.
Improving Employment Outcomes and Economic Security for Black Women
Black women deserve an economy that works for them – it is past time for policymakers to prioritize solutions that advance their economic well-being and employment.
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.
The bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act provides one of the most significant investments in the creation of good jobs in recent years. However, without intentional efforts to address occupational segregation in the key industries funded by the law, women could miss out on more than a million jobs in the next decade.
Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization is, at its core, a decision — deeply rooted in sexism and racism — about the role women and people who can become pregnant play in our society.
A new analysis of Household Pulse Survey data from the National Partnership for Women & Families sheds light on the economic challenges of LGBTQI+ parents and caregivers of children.