NLIRHNational Latina Institute for Reproductive Health
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By Jessica Gonzalez-Rojas, Director of Policy and Advocacy, and Taja Lindley, Third Millennium Foundation Fellow, NLIRH
NLIRH is particularly interested in raising awareness of the connections between immigrant rights and reproductive rights, based on its perception that few national reproductive rights groups currently work actively to support the reproductive rights of immigrant women.
NLIRH promotes policy and advocacy initiatives to improve the health of Latinas.
NLIRH understands that the fight for reproductive health and rights is inextricably linked to the struggle for social justice.
NLIRH has created a model national policy agenda to address the broad range of reproductive health challenges Latinas face today.
NLIRH recognizes that many Latina immigrants lack access to prenatal care and other basic reproductive health care services.
Third, NLIRH is dedicated to ensuring that all Latinas have access to reproductive health care services through viable public funding sources.