Instead of dismissing the District’s missing Black and Latina girls as “runaways,” we need to ask whether their schools failed to give them the attention, compassion, and resources they may have needed. Their lives matter.
Press Releases for 2017
The Republican House leadership today did the right thing—for the wrong reasons.
The Nevada Assembly’s vote to make Nevada the 36th state to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment is a ringing declaration of support for the explicit guarantee of constitutional rights for women.
In the wake of International Women’s Day–a day that saw yet another incredible outpouring of support for the rights of all women, across the country and the globe–the National Organization for Women is thrilled to announce the launch of our newly expanded National Action Program. The issues we face today are many of the same… Read more »
The Republicans have finally revealed their plan to repeal and replace Obamacare. Their plan could hardly be worse for women.
In one week alone, four transgender black women were murdered in the United States. So far this year, there have been seven murders of transgender people, well above last year’s figure. And 2016 saw the murder of 23 transgender and gender nonconforming people, the highest ever recorded by groups that monitor this violence.
Donald Trump made changes at the margins of his infamous Muslim ban, but with #MuslimBan2.0 he is doubling down on its cruelty and prejudice.
On March 8, International Women’s Day, women around the country will strike to demand gender equality. The National Organization for Women will proudly take action for human rights alongside them.
Hernandez was one of the founding officers of the National Organization for Women in 1966, and served as NOW’s national president from 1970-1971.
Another gut-wrenching video has been released showing unchecked police violence against unarmed–and in this case underaged–civilians. This time, it’s an off-duty officer in Anaheim, CA who was enraged when a young girl walked across his lawn.