The Helms Amendment has been restricting women’s access to much-needed health care for more than 40 years around the world. Here is what you need to know about this harmful policy, and what can be done about it.
The services provided in Planned Parenthood health centers are particularly vital to the [email protected] community, as [email protected] face greater obstacles to obtaining sexual and reproductive health services than their non-Latino peers.
Defenders are a core group of supporters who have said they'll give their time to defend Planned Parenthood, the health services they provide, and the people who rely on them — in what just may be the fight of our lives.
Congress has only been back for a few days and already some politicians are attacking women’s health and rights with extreme, dangerous bills. The six anti-women’s health measures introduced so far include terrible bills to defund Planned Parenthood, shut down abortion providers, and outright ban abortion at 20-weeks.
We at Planned Parenthood believe these six basic rights are central to freedom and opportunity for women and their families. To see why we value these basic principles, hear from the men and women who are impacted when the people in power ignore them.
The Republican National Committee won this dubious distinction for claiming to support equal pay for women just weeks before a large majority of Republicans in Congress voted to block equal pay legislation.