The representation gap – even more significant for women of color – poses a huge barrier to ensuring policies that support state-level abortion access WASHINGTON, D.C. – November 28, 2023 – In a newly released report, Democracy & Abortion...
Earlier this month, the National Partnership participated in #BlackoutTuesday, interrupting our business as usual to amplify other voices instead of our own. We believed it was a good and important thing to do. And we did it with sincerity and humility. In hindsight, we also did it without fully understanding the meaning of our words.
Quite simply, the Trump administration is the most regressive, heartless, corrupt administration we’ve ever seen. Donald Trump’s views, his priorities, his agenda put everything on the line. Our nation deserves better. You and I deserve better. Our children and our children’s children deserve better.
Domestic Workers Bill of Rights Would Help Provide Dignity, Respect and Workplace Protections to Millions
Domestic workers are undervalued, underpaid and, largely because of institutional racism and sexism, are unprotected by our nation’s most basic federal employment laws. Members of Congress now have an opportunity to begin to correct past injustices by supporting and passing the Domestic Workers Bill of Rights.
As we begin 2019 Black History Month, we must renew our commitment to fighting for Black women and families and remember the reality that people of color are uniquely harmed by race discrimination and this harm is exacerbated for women of color by gender discrimination. We must commit to centering our work on people and families of color in order to address all aspects of the racism that permeate our society.
By voting to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh, U.S. Senators turned their backs on America’s women.
Next week the Senate Judiciary Committee will hold hearings on the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to fill the open seat on the Supreme Court. If Kavanaugh is confirmed, we fear — and expect, based on his record — that workers’ rights and the rights of women will be in grave jeopardy.
For every immigrant child who finds herself in a strange place, without the parents she loves and needs …
For National Women’s Health Week this year, we’re reminding women of some of the preventive services they can access – without cost sharing – thanks to the ACA.
As we mark National Women’s Health Week, it’s important to remember that millions of women cannot earn paid sick days, which would help them care for themselves and their families.
We all must speak out against the Trump administration’s attacks on women’s health and health care — before it’s too late.
Workers need strong workplace policies – and strong unions – to ensure they are treated with dignity and respect. But working people are under attack.
Twenty-five years after we won a national unpaid leave law, it’s time to finally win paid leave.
Our country is in the midst of an extraordinary, long-overdue moment. In historic ways, women and our allies are coming together to demand change, and guaranteeing paid family and medical leave for all is essential to winning that fight.
Many of us — including women, people of color, immigrants, the LGBTQ community and people with special needs, disabilities and chronic illness — recognize that Trump’s federal government is putting all of us last.
Letting politics dictate health policy is outrageous! This is not what the country wants.
Trump’s Office of Refugee Resettlement must not be allowed to prevent undocumented immigrant minors from getting the health care they need.
Congress: Act now and fund CHIP fully. More than 9 million kids, and millions of families, are depending on you.
For 41 long years, the Hyde amendment has penalized low-income women by withholding coverage for abortion care from those enrolled in Medicaid.
Sunday is National Grandparents Day, a time to celebrate the millions of grandparents who provide so much for our families and our country. Our nation’s grandparents are not only treasured members of our families; they also take on significant caregiving and breadwinning responsibilities.
There is another side to the nation’s story right now – the story of the power and persistence of women. Our voices are the ones that have changed, and will continue to change, the nature of power.