Publications & Reports

2020 Midyear Report — Gaining Ground: Proactive Reproductive Health and Rights Legislation in the States

2020-07-08T08:58:57-04:00July 7th, 2020|Publications & Reports, Uncategorized|

In the first six months of 2020, most states took action to protect access to reproductive health care -- with some stepping up to protect abortion care specifically. The National Institute for Reproductive Health’s 2020 Midyear Report, Gaining Ground, details the progress states made so far this year in advancing reproductive rights, health, and [...]

COVID-19 and Abortion Advocacy: Strategies to Consider

2020-03-30T10:43:03-04:00March 30th, 2020|Publications & Reports|

Abortion is essential, and reproductive health care cannot be put on hold in times of crisis.  The COVID-19 pandemic is an unprecedented outbreak -- elected and public health officials are implementing policies to limit spread of the disease and flatten the curve, sometimes with unintended consequences for abortion access. Unfortunately, there are a few who [...]

2019 Report: Gaining Ground: Proactive Reproductive Health and Rights Legislation in the States

2020-01-31T16:49:19-05:00January 3rd, 2020|Publications & Reports|

Download the executive summary in English, the executive summary in Spanish, and the full report. The National Institute for Reproductive Health’s 2019 End of Year Report, Gaining Ground: Proactive Reproductive Health and Rights Legislation in the States analyzes advances in reproductive health, rights, and justice at the state level [...]

2019 Midyear Report: Gaining Ground

2019-11-08T17:03:39-05:00July 7th, 2019|Publications & Reports|

In the first six months of 2019, states passed more laws than ever before to protect and expand abortion access. The National Institute for Reproductive Health’s 2019 Midyear Report details the progress states have made so far this year in proactively advancing reproductive rights, health, and justice. Against the backdrop of multiple states passing severe [...]

Increasing Access to LARC & Protecting Patient Autonomy Toolkit

2019-06-19T16:46:25-04:00April 12th, 2019|Publications & Reports|

A project of the National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH) and the National Women’s Health Network (NWHN), Increasing Access to Long-Acting Reversible Contraception & Protecting Patient Autonomy: A Resource For Evaluating LARC Public Policy Initiatives is a toolkit designed to support reproductive health, rights, and justice advocates assess proposed legislation or policy initiatives related to long-acting reversible contraception (LARC).

LARC Toolkits

2019-06-19T16:46:28-04:00March 1st, 2019|Publications & Reports|

These LARC toolkits are based on NIRH’s partnership with Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts and Brigham & Women’s Hospital as part of the 2016 LARC Access Project and intended to support organizations interested in replicating this work.

Setting The Record Straight on the RHA

2019-02-06T02:23:03-05:00February 6th, 2019|Publications & Reports|

The National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH) is setting the record straight about what the Reproductive Health Act actually does, and why proactive legislation that increases access to reproductive freedom is critical at a time when the Trump-Pence administration continues to attack these rights.

2018 Report: Gaining Ground: Proactive Reproductive Health and Rights Legislation in the States

2020-01-21T09:40:02-05:00January 2nd, 2019|Publications & Reports|

The National Institute for Reproductive Health’s 2018 End of Year Report, Gaining Ground: Proactive Reproductive Health and Rights Legislation in the States analyzes state advocates’ and legislators’ work to advance reproductive health, rights, and justice through proactive policy throughout 2018 – enacting the highest number of proactive bills since NIRH started keeping track.