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Top Policy Issues
The Women's Equality Agenda is a ground breaking, 10-point plan, introduced by Governor Cuomo during his 2013 State of the State address. It is designed to break down barriers faced by New York women in many areas of their lives. The State Assembly passed the full WEA in 2013, but, unfortunately, the State ...Read more
The new federal health care reform law (the Affordable Care Act) will make access to affordable health care coverage a reality for hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers. Learn more about the new health care law and it's impact on women's health.Read more
Funding for Family Planning New York’s family planning health centers provide primary and preventive health care services to more than 410,000 New Yorkers every year. Family planning services are critical to the health and well-being of the women and families of New York State.Read more
News + Views
John Sutter for CNN, March 5, 2014 Let's start with some statistics: Alaska has the highest rate of reported rape in the country at three times the national average. An estimated 59% of adult women there suffer from sexual or intimate partner violence, according to ...
Kyle Troutman for the Cassville Democrat, March 5, 2014 Sater pushes bill that would extend waiting period from 24 hours to 72 State Sen. David Sater, R-Cassville, has filed a bill that aims to extend the waiting period for a woman to have an ...
Seth Millstein for Bustle, March 5, 2014 So you’re at a party, and someone says something ignorant. And while you know that they’re in the wrong, and that you could totally engage them and win if you were a bit more prepared, your words escape ...