Download the full report and the Key Takeaways. The National Institute for Reproductive Health’s 2020 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 throughout 2020. Gaining Ground: Proactive Reproductive Health and Rights Legislation [...]
Protecting Reproductive Freedom in Cities and Counties During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Local Reproductive Freedom Index Special Report
The Local Reproductive Freedom Index is a biennial initiative that evaluates the reproductive health, rights, and justice policies of 50 U.S. cities and municipalities. Protecting Reproductive Freedom in Cities and Counties During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Local Reproductive Freedom Index Special Report documents the leadership and promising policies and practices of localities as [...]
2020 Midyear Report — Gaining Ground: Proactive Reproductive Health and Rights Legislation in the States
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 [...]
RECLAIM and the National Institute for Reproductive Health Applaud Introduction of Bill to Guarantee Fundamental Right to Abortion Care in Michigan
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 29, 2019 Contact: Lara Chelian, [email protected], 734-713-0548 Contact: Julien Martinez, [email protected], 347-229-2517 As Supreme Court takes aim at Roe v. Wade, Gov. Whitmer supports passage of Reproductive Health Act to repeal dozens of unconstitutional state abortion laws LANSING, MI – Today, the Michigan State Legislature introduced legislation to fully guarantee every [...]
The Local Reproductive Freedom Index is an initiative that evaluates the reproductive health, rights, and justice policies of 50 U.S. cities and municipalities. It also offers advocates and policymakers a roadmap of concrete steps they can take to build stronger, healthier communities.
In 2019 Illinois and Vermont passed bold legislation that protects and enshrines the right to reproductive health care. NIRH launched digital campaigns in Illinois and Vermont to celebrate this groundbreaking legislation and to guard against potential backlash by promoting accurate information about the laws.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 31, 2019 Contact: Noah Gardy, [email protected] As Fight for Reproductive Freedom Escalates, Nevada Passes the Trust Nevada Women Act to Eliminate Harmful Restrictions on Abortion Access NEVADA – Andrea Miller, President of the National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH), released the following statement hailing passage of legislation in Nevada today eliminating outdated and onerous [...]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 22, 2019 Contact: Stephanie Reichin, [email protected], 617.549.3745 New law enshrines Roe v Wade into state law 46 years after landmark decision, protecting reproductive rights and abortion access at the state level, setting precedent for states around the country to act New York – On the 46th Anniversary of Roe v Wade, Governor Andrew [...]
NIRH Condemns Partisan Votes on Reproductive Health Act and Comprehensive Contraception Coverage Act
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 6, 2018 Contact: Noah Gardy E: [email protected] C: (201) 218-6310 The following is a statement from National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH) President Andrea Miller New York – Today, Andrea Miller, President of the National Institute for Reproductive Health, released the following statement reacting to Senate Republicans’ refusal to allow amendments that would bring [...]
Far too often, LGBT youth are overlooked in the development and delivery of sexuality education programs, with the result that they lack the information and tools they need to make healthy, informed decisions about their sexuality and reproductive health. In 2017, NIRH partnered with the Family Health Council of Central Pennsylvania and the LGBT Center [...]