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Letter to a Black Woman:

Confused as to what has affected you more, your gender or your background. The black women, who’s passion and dedication runs even deeper than her melanin. Known to be so defensive and so angry, but shit you’re allowed to be defensive, angry, tired because your nourishment goes unnoticed, your strength and determination goes unseen. I […]

Empowerment, TORCH|

Reflections of a Young Girl of Color

Why are our voices not heard? We sit, stand, and say we are equal, but where is the equality? We experience beatings, assault, sexual assault , pro filings, and racism all to be stuck in the same position we’ve been in for minutes, hours, months, years, decades, centuries. Why are our voices not heard when […]

Building Momentum: Proactive Reproductive Health and Rights Legislation in the States

For those working to advance reproductive health, rights, and justice in the states, 2014 was a banner year. Although anti-choice, antiwoman legislators and their extremist allies continued to undermine women’s rights and health through restrictive laws, this year also saw a surge in the introduction, consideration, and enactment of laws intended to increase women’s access […]

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Analysis of Voters’ Opinions on Abortion in Women’s Lives: Exploring Links to Equal Opportunity and Financial Stability

The National Institute for Reproductive Health commissioned PerryUndem Research/Communication to conduct polling in New York and Pennsylvania to better understand the degree of support for legislative packages for women, to assess the extent to which voters believe abortion access belongs in such policy agendas, to explore why voters feel abortion access is important, and to […]

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Engines of Change: Promoting Reproductive Rights, Health, and Justice in Our Nation’s Cities

In 2008, the National Institute for Reproductive Health made a commitment to create and implement a proactive agenda for women’s reproductive health, rights, and justice at the local level. As this Urban Initiative for Reproductive Health (Urban Initiative) enters its sixth year of work to forward this agenda in communities across the United States, we […]

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New Polling Bolsters Evidence that Voters Link Control Over Reproductive Decisions — Including Abortion Access — to Women’s Financial Stability, Equal Opportunity

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 7, 2015
Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@nirhealth.org

New Polling Bolsters Evidence that Voters Link Control Over Reproductive Decisions
— Including Abortion Access — to Women’s Financial Stability, Equal Opportunity
Virginia voters align with those in New York, Pennsylvania, and oppose legislative trend toward restricting abortion access

NEW YORK — Voters in Virginia agree with those in New […]

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National Institute for Reproductive Health Congratulates City of Madison for Passing Resolution Calling for the Removal of Bans that Deny Abortion Coverage and Further Inequities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 17, 2015
Contact: Tara Sweeney,tsweeney@nirhealth.org, 917-488-0094

National Institute for Reproductive Health Congratulates City of Madison for Passing Resolution Calling for the Removal of Bans that Deny Abortion Coverage and Further Inequities

MADISON—Tonight the Common Council of Madison, Wisc., passed a Resolution Calling for Increased Funding for Comprehensive Reproductive Health Care. This resolution calls on the […]

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Gallery Exhibition, “Choice,” Combines Art with Abortion Rights Advocacy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jan. 22, 2015
Contact: Christie Petrone, cpetrone@nirhealth.org, 646-520-3504

Gallery Exhibition, “Choice,” Combines Art with Abortion Rights Advocacy
Nancy Hoffman Gallery Exhibition Features Artist Michele Pred’s Limited-Edition Purses Bearing
Pro-Choice Messages, with Proceeds Benefiting NARAL Pro-Choice New York,
National Institute for Reproductive Health  

NEW YORK — An exhibition entitled “Choice,” running at the Nancy Hoffman Gallery from Jan. […]

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More than 30 States Sought to Advance Reproductive Health and Rights in 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jan. 5, 2015
Contact: Christie Petrone, cpetrone@nirhealth.org, 646-520-3504

More than 30 States Sought to Advance Reproductive Health and Rights in 2014
New Report from the National Institute for Reproductive Health Documents Burgeoning Trend to Reverse Years of Setbacks Inflicted by Anti-Woman, Anti-Choice Legislation  

NEW YORK — Legislators in nearly two-thirds of all states considered and/or enacted […]

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Multi-State Polling Shows Voters Connect Abortion Access to Financial Stability, Equal Opportunities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 15, 2014
Contact: Christie Petrone, cpetrone@nirhealth.org, 646-520-3504

Multi-State Polling Shows Voters Connect Abortion Access to Financial Stability, Equal Opportunities
Voters More Likely to Vote for Politicians Who Support Abortion Access

NEW YORK — New polls released today by the National Institute for Reproductive Health reveal that many voters link abortion access to women’s financial stability and […]

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