Economic Security and Reproductive Health Access Are Not Separate Issues. When Will Politicians Acknowledge This?

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By Andrea Flynn |

Roosevelt Fellow Andrea Flynn recently wrote a piece for Cosmopolitan arguing it’s time for politicians of both parties to start treating access to reproductive health services as an economic security issue, not just a social issue.

Reproductive health access and economic security are two sides of the same coin.

She looks at a new Report from the Reproductive Health Technologies Project that clearly shows economic security and reproductive health access are inherently connected and how attempts to achieve one without the other are bound to fail.

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Andrea Flynn is a Fellow at the Roosevelt Institute, where she researches and writes about issues that impact women and families. Her writing has appeared in The Atlantic, The New Republic, Cosmopolitan, Salon, The Hill, and Women’s eNews. You can follow Andrea on Twitter @dreaflynn.