State Abortion Bans Threaten Nearly Seven Million Black Women

Today, the National Partnership for Women & Families (NPWF) and In Our Own Voice: National Black Women’s Reproductive Justice Agenda released a new analysis on the threats that nearly 7 million Black women face in the 26 states that have banned or are likely to ban abortion.

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NPWF Condemns Partisan Effort To Weaken Pregnant Worker Protections

“It’s no coincidence that this organized, partisan effort is occurring in states that have some of the highest maternal mortality rates in the country, including substantial racial disparities that disproportionately harm Black women,” said Jocelyn C. Frye, President of the National Partnership for Women & Families.

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NPWF Releases Recommendations to End the Poverty Trap for Disabled Women

The reports explain the policies and practices that would uplift disabled women and families, and include a focus on critical reforms to public benefit programs and proposals that would allow disabled women and families to save money, build wealth, and thrive – and particularly women of color who face multiple systems of oppression.

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