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New Opportunities for Integrating and Improving Health Care for Women, Children, and Their Families

Publication date: 
02/2012
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act gives states new tools and funding to integrate public and private delivery of health care services. This Commonwealth Foundation issue brief highlights the efforts of Colorado, Florida, Ohio and Vermont to integrate health care services for low-income women and children to improve outcomes and reduce costs, especially through state Title V maternal and child health programs.
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A Harder Struggle, Fewer Opportunities: The Impact of the Governor's Proposed Budget on Women, Children, and Families

Publication date: 
03/2011
This new gender budget analysis report reveals that low-income women across racial lines — already vulnerable to the continuing effects of the economic recession — bear a disproportionate burden of cuts in Governor Cuomo’s proposed budget and are placed at even greater risk of poverty and other factors that contribute to long-term economic stagnation.

Realizing Health Reform's Potential: Women and the Affordable Care Act of 2010

Publication date: 
07/2010
The first in a series of reports examining how healthcare reform is expected to affect various populations, this issue brief from The Commonwealth Fund analyzes how, over the next decade, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is likely to stabilize and reverse women's growing exposure to healthcare costs. Up to 15 million women who now are uninsured could gain subsidized coverage under the law; in addition, 14.5 million insured women will benefit from provisions that improve coverage or reduce premiums.
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Grantmaking with a Gender Lens: Using a Gender Analysis

Publication date: 
05/2004
In this GrantCraft guide, grantmakers and grantees describe the experience of using a "gender lens" in their work. They explain what gender analysis is and isn't - and why it can help shape more effective programs and organizations. The guide also takes a closer look at how gender analysis has led to new thinking in fields as diverse as public health, international development, juvenile justice, and youth services. And it offers additional insights and special advice on issues ranging from "What about Men and Boys" to "Uncovering Gender Assumptions."

Open Society Foundations, Foundation for a Just Society, Wellspring Philanthropic Fund and the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation Create Group Initiative to Support Women's Funds

Release Date: 
11/20/2019
The initiative will help women’s funds invest in their own organizations—strengthening infrastructure, leadership, communications, fundraising, learning, and other efforts—to help them maximize their impact and achieve their goals.

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