Posts Categorized: Stopping Violence Against Women

NOW Foundation Files Amicus Brief in Domestic Violence Case

On Nov. 20, NOW Foundation filed a friend-of-the-court brief on behalf of 10 women’s rights and anti-violence organizations. The brief supports reversal of an unprecedented award of $350,000 in attorneys’ fees against a woman who accused her ex-husband of domestic violence. The brief argues that such an award may chill protective mothers from raising allegations of domestic violence in custody disputes for fear of retaliation.

Hundreds of Women’s Rights Activists to Convene in Baltimore

The nation’s largest annual gathering of grassroots women’s rights activists and allies will take place in Baltimore, Md., on June 29 – July 1, 2012 at the National Organization for Women National Conference. Hundreds of women and men will convene to strategize and organize a vision for the months ahead in the fight for women’s equality.

Hundreds of Women’s Rights Activists to Convene in Baltimore

The nation’s largest annual gathering of grassroots women’s rights activists and allies will take place in Baltimore, Md., on June 29 – July 1, 2012 at the National Organization for Women National Conference. Hundreds of women and men will convene to strategize and organize a vision for the months ahead in the fight for women’s equality.

NOW Renounces House Judiciary Vote Undermining Spirit and Intent of VAWA

The National Organization for Women condemns the vote today in the House Judiciary Committee. In a 17-15 vote, the Republican-controlled committee passed a reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act that completely undermines the spirit of the landmark bill passed 18 years ago.