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NIRH believes that abortion is health care, not a crime. We’re proud to partner on campaigns with our partners in Ohio and Michigan about the disastrous affects of criminalizing abortion care. Learn more.
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NIRH created a set of four tools designed for advocates, policymakers, and candidates to advance reproductive freedom in their cities and counties.
Download them here.

2017 NIRH Partner Successes
We’re especially proud and incredibly grateful for all that we’ve accomplished in 2017, thanks to our incredible partners and supporters across the country.

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Our Reach
We’ve partnered with more than 150 organizations in 56 localities and 39 states in the past decade.

The National Institute’s partnerships support state- and local-based initiatives that advance the goals of the reproductive health, rights, and justice movements.

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Increasing access to reproductive health care by changing public policy, galvanizing public support, and normalizing women’s decisions about abortion and contraception.
NIRH in the News
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What We Do
  • Provide funding to support proactive policy initiatives.
  • Policy expertise to draft bills, testify at hearings,  and advise on implementing policies.
  • Activist mobilization to activate our networks to support our partners’ efforts.
  • Media support to amplify these initiatives by drafting press releases, placing op-eds, and garnering local and national coverage of these successes.
See Our Successes