Posts Categorized: NOW

Happy Holidays from the National Organization for Women!

We would like to wish all of our members and supporters a wonderful holiday season and happy new year, on behalf of all staff at NOW! We want to end this year by looking forward to our goals and plans for 2015. We plan on strengthening our grassroots so women have equal access to reproductive… Read more »

Giving Back on #GivingTuesday

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The holiday season is already upon us.  This past Thursday was Thanksgiving, a holiday dedicated to celebrating everything we are grateful for in our lives.  Black Friday and Cyber Monday, which occur immediately afterwards, are devoted to snagging a great bargain. But after giving thanks and buying gifts, where are the opportunities encouraging us to give… Read more »

FDA Moves Toward More Women in Research Trials

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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently issued guidelines suggesting that more women, as well as greater racial, ethnic and age diversity, be included in research trials by companies submitting drug and device applications for review and approval. Unfortunately, the agency stopped short of requiring that companies have greater diversity in their study populations and to study the drug’s effects in those sub-populations.

#DigiFem2: Social Media and Feminism

Whether you like it or not, social media is here to stay. If you don’t really get it, I feel for you — I’m not a social media expert by any means. However, it seems that these days most people have at least a basic knowledge of how social media works, but not everyone understands its potential.