“A study by the National Partnership for Women & Families found that nearly 57 percent of all Black women and 53 percent of all women with disabilities live in the states that have already banned, or are likely to ban, abortion. It also found that the economic security of women and families already experiencing discrimination could be further threatened.”
The Biggest Ways the AHCA Will Hurt Working Moms – Working Mother – Working Mother
“We see this as a full-fledged attack on women’s health,” says Stephanie Glover, senior health policy analyst at the National Partnership for Women & Families.
Health-Care Benefits for Vulnerable Populations Face Death By a Thousand Cuts – Rewire – Rewire News Group
National Partnership for Women & Families Vice President Sarah Lipton-Lubet said, “Millions of women rely on Medicaid for health coverage and access to care–from family planning to maternity care to nursing home care.”
House Republicans’ ACA Replacement Plan ‘Raises More Questions than it Answers’ Ness Says
Senate Budget Resolution ‘Threatens Women’s Health and Economic Security,’ Ness Says
Updated Women’s Preventive Services Guidelines: A Huge Contribution to Women’s Health that Should Not Be Politicized
Improve Information on Women’s Preventive, Reproductive Health Care in the ACA’s Summary of Benefits and Coverage, Women’s Health Group Urges
Noting that the existing Summary of Benefits and Coverage (SBC) template is incomplete in critical ways, the National Partnership for Women & Families filed comments with the Office of Management and Budget today offering recommendations to...
After Ruling Obama Says ACA ‘Here to Stay’ – Women’s eNews
“Women are 54 percent of those purchasing coverage through the federal marketplace and would have been hurt the most by an adverse ruling … Roughly 76 million people are benefiting from access to covered preventive care, including contraceptive services,” said Debra Ness, president of the National Partnership for Women & Families.
In latest Senate controversy over abortion, both sides played a role – McClatchy DC
“It adds insult to injury to hold up the vote to confirm Lynch until that bill passes,” said Debra L. Ness, president of the National Partnership for Women & Families.
‘Fetal Anesthesia’: The Creative New Way To Limit Abortion Access And Enshrine Bad Science Into Law – ThinkProgress
According to a recent report from the National Partnership for Women & Families, 33 states currently have at least one of those “bad medicine” laws on the books.
Our C-Section Rate Won’t Budge—Is It Because We Don’t Trust Women’s Hormones? – Pacific Standard Magazine
Childbirth Connection, the group behind the report (and now part of the National Partnership for Women and Families) organized the publication in such a way that you can read the meaty executive summary in under an hour, send the Pathway to a Healthy Birth booklet to your pregnant friend, or geek out on the full report.
Can abortion rights reach across the congressional aisle? – Medill on the Hill
In the 114th Congress, which convened in January, about a dozen abortion restrictions and anti-abortion bills have been introduced, according to Sarah Lipton-Lubet, director of reproductive health programs for National Partnership for Women and Families.
“These bills insert politicians in the exam room,” said Lipton-Lubet.