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Big 5 Topics

1. Economic Security    2. Education    3. Health    4. Immigration    5. Violence

NCRW Resources

  • AGENDA Annual Conference 2012 external rev March 30
    AGENDA: NCRW Annual Conference 2012 - Agenda-Setting Nationally and Globally: Leveraging Women's...

  • NCRW Summit Health Care Policy Brief (2010)
    Despite recent progress in reforming the U.S. health care system, too many citizens lack access to...

  • NCRW Policy Brief: Health
    A majority of U.S. citizens has identified access to affordable health care as a priority. Women...

  • NCRW Fact Sheet: Women's Reproductive and Sexual Health
    Access to accurate information and comprehensive health services enables women to plan the timing...

  • NCRW Fact Sheet: Health Insurance, Women and Families--Imperative for a Well Nation
    Access to affordable health care for all U.S. citizens needs to become a national priority. Making...

  • NCRW Fact Sheet: Alleviating Health Disparities--Key to a Healthy and Productive Nation
    Alleviating health disparities is considered critical for building a healthier, more productive...

  • NCRW Fact Sheet: Access to Affordable Healthcare
    Affordable and quality health insurance and care are fundamental for women and families to enable...

News

  • April 17, 2010

    The French feminist philsopher Elisabeth Badinter has stirred up a new debate about motherhood in her latest, best-selling book,  Le Conflit: La Femme et La Mère.  The book examines three of France’s biggest...


  • April 17, 2010
    Frequent alcohol consumption by teenage girls may increase the chances that they will develop non-cancerous breast disease in their 20s and possibly breast cancer later in life.

    Research published...


  • April 16, 2010

    President Obama issued an executive memorandum yesterday ordering the Department of Health and Human Services to write new rules that will mandate equal visitation rights for all hospitals that participate in Medicaid or Medicare.

    In the...


  • April 16, 2010

     "Paradoxically, the better that NARAL defends abortion rights, the less pressing its cause seems. During the Bush administration, at least NARAL could count on the specter of an anti-Roe Supreme Court nomination to rile up the faithful. But...


  • April 15, 2010

    A NEW fund dedicated solely to women’s causes was launched yesterday in Dublin by President Mary McAleese.

    The Women’s Fund for Ireland aims to address problems facing women and girls in Ireland including poverty, violence and...


Member Organizations

Blog Posts

By Linda Basch, PhD, PresidentToday, I'm urging everyone in our network to contact their Representatives to denounce HR 358 -- a catastrophic measure that puts women's lives in jeopardy. I'm writing...
Friday, October 14, 2011 - 4:57pm
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By Linda BaschNow a week after the AMREF luncheon, I want to share why I’m still feeling so inspired.
Friday, April 22, 2011 - 11:56am
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By Kyla Bender-BairdThis week has been National LGBTQ Health Awareness Week. All week I've been keeping my eye open for a fact to feature in honor of this important week.  Well, last night...
Friday, April 1, 2011 - 12:08pm
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By Linda Basch, PhD, President, National Council for Research on WomenWhen the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) was signed into law one year ago, it seemed that some legislators...
Tuesday, March 22, 2011 - 2:47pm
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By Juliana Stebbins*On March 4th, the Center for American Progress invited an array of policy experts and policymakers to discuss the new White House report Women in America: Indicators of Social and...
Wednesday, March 9, 2011 - 5:21pm
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Reports & Publications