reproductive health

Racist, Anti-Choice Billboards and How Reproductive Justice Advocates are Fighting Back

For the past few years, the anti-choice community has erected racist billboards in cities across America. These billboards seek to shame and scapegoat women of color with messages that stigmatize abortion in their communities. Such billboards have appeared in cities across the country, including those listed below.

Reproductive justice advocates are fighting back against this racist […]

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

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

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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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Cambridge City Council Passes Resolution Calling for Access to Full Range of Reproductive Health Services

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April 2, 2013
Contact: Tara Sweeney, 917-488-0094, tsweeney@nirhealth.org
Cambridge City Council Passes Resolution Calling for Access to
Full Range of Reproductive Health Services
Resolution was grassroots effort inspired by proactive local action in cities across the country
Last night, the Cambridge City Council passed a resolution commemorating the 40th anniversary of the landmark Supreme Court decision in Roe […]

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Philadelphia becomes latest in series of cities taking action to advance coverage for the full range of reproductive health care

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February 15, 2013
Contact: Tara Sweeney, 917-488-0094, tsweeney@nirhealth.org
Philadelphia Board of Health Passes Resolution
Supporting Insurance Coverage for Abortion Care
Philadelphia becomes latest in series of cities taking action to advance coverage
for the full range of reproductive health care
Last night, the Philadelphia Board of Health passed a resolution calling on President Obama and Governor Corbett of Pennsylvania […]

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New York City Council Passes Resolution Supporting Access to Full Reproductive Health Care Options

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January 23, 2013
Contact: Tara Sweeney, 917-488-0094, tsweeney@prochoiceny.org
New York City Council Passes Resolution Supporting Access
to Full Reproductive Health Care Options

Council Calls on U.S. Congress to Abolish Laws Withholding Federal Insurance Coverage for Abortion
In honor of the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, today the New York City Council passed Resolution 1635A, calling on the […]

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