Reproductive Health, Rights, and Justice
NAPAWF*NYC works to advance reproductive justice in New York.
Reproductive justice is a movement to ensure that each woman has access to the rights, resources, and respect to determine whether and when to have children, not have children, and parent children in safe and sustainable communities. This term and movement was founded in 1994 by Black women and women of color after realizing that the policy and political discussions were leaving out the needs of women of color, including Asian, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander women identifying people.
We believe AANHPI women and people deserve access to compassionate, affordable, high quality, culturally competent, comprehensive reproductive health care in a timely manner.
Our reproductive health, rights, and justice work currently focuses on: