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Women’s Advancement

Our mission is to promote gender equity by empowering women and removing systemic barriers to their advancement.

What our work includes:

Menstrual Equity Pilot

FREE menstrual pads and tampon dispensers are available in all female, male and gender neutral bathrooms at an initial six BPL branches: Brighton, Codman Square, East Boston, North End, Mattapan, and Roxbury. 

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Representing Boston's Women

Honorees were nominated by Boston residents for their commitment and dedication to their community, neighborhood, and workplace.

Meet this year's honorees

Postpartum Education and Support Group Pilot


The pilot, in partnership with Love Your Menses, will support and educate Boston residents, particularly Black and Brown women, who have recently given birth or are expecting to give birth soon. We're creating a safe space for people experiencing pregnancy and postpartum.

Looking for Childcare?
Visit the Office of Early Childhood for all childcare progams:
Childcare Information
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