The NOW Foundation announces its 14th annual Love Your Body Day to take place on Oct. 19. NOW Foundation launched the groundbreaking Love Your Body Day in 1998 to promote positive images of women and girls in the media and offer an alternative to unrealistic and harmful standards of beauty.
Category: Media Activism
NOW deplores the decision to drop Nafissatou Diallo’s charges of sexual assault against Dominique Strauss-Kahn. This miscarriage of justice exhibits all the hallmarks of a society that tolerates sexual violence by blaming and shaming the survivors.
On Meet the Press and in all political media, it is well-past time for an equitable representation of women as pundits and commentators.
A message to progressives who use sexist insults against women and right-wingers who try to distract and discredit NOW.
Women have made incredible strides in the 100 years since the first International Women’s Day, but the challenges ahead of us are extraordinary. The individual atrocities and indignities committed against women every day will not stop until the larger war against women is ended and full equality is guaranteed.