Posts Categorized: Title IX/Education

National NOW Conference Opens in Detroit, Celebrates Women Taking Charge

NOW is proud to open its national conference in Detroit, Michigan on July 13. The last National NOW Conference in the Motor City was 30 years ago, and women have gained much ground during that time. With the inspiration of thrilling speakers, the wide range of exhilarating workshops, and the energy of women nationwide hungry for change, this year’s NOW conference is sure to make a lasting impact on the struggle for women’s equality.

Women Lose Millions Due to Wage Gap, NOW Calls for Passage of Pay Equity Legislation

Today the National Organization for Women and our allies are calling attention to the persistent wage gap between women and men by observing Equal Pay Day. This year we pause on April 24 — symbolizing the day that women workers finally “get out of the red” and their 2006-2007 earnings finally equal men’s earnings from last year alone.

Leading Women’s Rights Groups File Complaints against Bush Administration Sex Discrimination in Job Training Programs

Legal Momentum and the National Organization for Women (NOW) today filed complaints with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) alleging sex discrimination in 34 of the first 100 programs funded by the Bush Administration under its new “Responsible Fatherhood” initiative. According to the program summaries on the HHS web site, the 34 programs are providing job training services to men but not to women.