Senator Blumenthal firmly believes gender equality is a human right. During his career in public service, he has worked to ensure all people can fully participate in American life, regardless of their gender. True gender equality includes the right to choose whether and when to have a child. Senator Blumenthal is committed to continuing the fight to protect access to safe and legal reproductive care for all people, no matter their zip codes. Gender equality also means the right to be safe from sexual and gender-based violence. Senator Blumenthal will continue to stand up for survivors and fight tirelessly to stop the insidious cycle of domestic violence.