policy report

Despite Hostile State Legislatures, Proactive Reproductive Rights and Health Bills Nearly Triple in Two Years

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jan. 10, 2017
Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@nirhealth.org
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2015 Report: Gaining Ground: Proactive Reproductive Health and Rights Legislation in the States

In 2015, advocates and legislators made great gains in promoting legislation that affirmatively supports women’s reproductive and sexual health, rights, dignity, and autonomy.

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