The National Institute for Reproductive Health’s 2017 End of Year Report, Gaining Ground: Proactive Reproductive Health and Rights Legislation in the States analyzes the ways in which states have counteracted the harmful aggressions of the federal government with a record number of proactive policies to advance reproductive health, rights, and justice.
The Local Reproductive Freedom Index: Evaluation U.S. Cities is a first-of-its-kind initiative that evaluates the reproductive health, rights, and justice policies of 40 U.S. cities. It will help local leaders better understand how their city fares when it comes to this issue.
The National Institute for Reproductive Health’s 2017 Midyear Report analyzes the ways in which states are pushing forward with a proactive and unapologetic approach to reproductive freedom.
The legal status of abortion has changed throughout American history – from legal to illegal and back to legal again. However, women seeking to end an unintended pregnancy have always done so, whether it is legal or not. Our white paper, “When Self-Abortion is a Crime: Laws that Put Women at Risk,” documents this history in New York and assess whether there is any justification for the state’s criminal abortion ban.
2016 was a particularly banner year for proactive policy in the areas of contraception, healthy pregnancies, and the countering of discriminatory taxes on health care supplies related to menstruation. Moreover, while two-thirds of statehouses continued [...]
Enhancing Long-Acting Reversible Contraception (LARC) Uptake and Reimbursement at Federally Qualified Health Centers: A Toolkit for States
The goal of this toolkit is to be a resource for states seeking to enhance LARC access in FQHC settings by highlighting some of the reimbursement and policy options they can leverage. We also discuss [...]