According to new data from the National Partnership for Women & Families and an NBC News analysis, 31% of lower-income Asian women of reproductive age live in states that have banned or are set to ban abortions. With reproductive care becoming harder to access each day, experts say the most vulnerable groups will be the most crippled — and face the starkest consequences.
PRESS RELEASE: Georgia Must Reinforce Health and Safety Net Ecosystem in The Wake of The 11th Circuit Decisio – Georgia Budget & Policy Institute
“The National Partnership for Women & Families estimates that approximately 870,900 reproductive-age women in Georgia are economically insecure, which means that they live in a family below 200 percent of the federal poverty line.”
After Dobbs, Republicans Offer Few Ideas for Increasing Support for Children and Families – The Nation
States that ban, restrict abortion do not guarantee paid family leave for all residents – Fox43
States with restrictions or bans on abortion, or those that are expected to enact them, do not guarantee paid leave for all residents. The only states that guarantee paid family leave for all residents also protect the right to abortion.
The overturning of Roe v. Wade: What it means for African American and Hispanic women – The Atlanta Voice
In April 2019, the National Partnership for Women & Families released a study showing “Black women are more likely to hold low wage jobs that do not provide health benefits.”
POV: The overturning of ‘Roe’ ignores economic realities for pregnant people – Fast Company
The reality is that this decision must be understood in the context of women and all pregnant people‘s full lives, and how women’s ability to control their fertility is inextricably linked to the gains they have made since Roe was decided nearly 50 years ago.