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.
Jan. 15, 2015
Be a PP Defender
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.
Jan. 9, 2015
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.
Jan. 9, 2015
Here are just 14 victories from 2014 that are worth celebrating — and which Planned Parenthood supporters made possible.
Dec. 30, 2014
Here are six reasons to show that proposals to ban abortion at six weeks of pregnancy are like pouring a boatload of bad ideas into a pint glass. Originally posted at buzzfeed.com/plannedparenthood.
Dec. 15, 2014
The Colorado program that reduced teen pregnancy rates by an extraordinary 40 percent won our Women’s Health Feat of the Year.
Dec. 12, 2014
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.
Dec. 11, 2014
We asked you which heroes in the fight for women’s health and rights inspired you the most this year — and you told us! Malala Yousafzai is your pick for the Women’s Rights Hero of 2014.
Dec. 10, 2014