Publications & Reports

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

2019-06-19T16:46:25-05:00April 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

2019-06-19T16:46:28-05:00March 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

2019-06-19T16:46:28-05:00January 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.

Know Your Rights

2018-09-05T20:47:51-05:00September 5th, 2018|Publications & Reports|

There are almost 3,000 fake women’s health centers, sometimes called crisis pregnancy centers, operating across the country, lying to women and giving false information in order to prevent women from having abortions. 100 of those clinics are right here in New York State.

2018 Midyear Report: Gaining Ground

2019-06-19T16:46:31-05:00July 16th, 2018|Publications & Reports|

The National Institute for Reproductive Health’s 2018 Midyear Report details the progress states have made at the midway point in the year, after most legislative sessions have adjourned, in introducing, moving, and passing legislation that proactively advances reproductive rights, health, and justice.

NIRH White Paper on Self-Managed Abortion – “When Self-Abortion is a Crime: An Analysis of Massachusetts Law”

2019-06-19T16:46:33-05:00April 6th, 2018|Decriminalizing Self-Managed Abortion, Impact, Publications & Reports|

NIRH’s white paper, “When Self-Abortion is a Crime: Laws that Put Women at Risk: An Analysis of Massachusetts Law,” raises awareness about the harms of criminal bans on self-abortion, with a particular focus on Massachusetts, which is one of a handful of states with criminal laws on the books that explicitly make self-abortion illegal.