WASHINGTON — Throughout 2018, women across the country have experienced several highs and lows. NOW and its allies have refused to sit quietly and watch those who attempt to turn back the clock on women’s rights. We have been tested, but we have risen to the challenge and continued to speak truth to power. Though… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Stopping Violence Against Women
Trigger Warning: This post contains descriptions of sexual assault and dating violence Just over one year ago, Ashley Judd accused Harvey Weinstein of a pattern of sexual misconduct in the breaking news story that helped ignite the #MeToo movement. Since October 2017, many powerful men including Harvey Weinstein, Larry Nassar, Kevin Spacey, and Bill Cosby… Read more »
I am alone, on a gravel road deep in the Black Hills of South Dakota. As a college student home for the summer, I am relishing each opportunity I have to run in a place that I love so much. The air is fresh, the rustling pine trees sway in the wind, and there is… Read more »
Melissa Chinery and Laura Medlin are two flight attendants who are suing American Airlines for negligence in handling their sexual harassment case. Forbes.com detailed the nature of the Chinery’s and Medlin’s claim. Chinery is a member of the Association of Professional Flight Attendants (APFA) union. She faced harsh online harassment from male union members and… Read more »
In a decision written by Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that employers can force workers into agreeing to mandatory arbitration when their bosses break the law. The 5-4 ruling in Epic Systems v. Lewis lets corporations off the hook by denying employees their day in court when they are victimized… Read more »
From Roger Ailes and Bill O’Reilly to Roy Moore and Mike Tyson, Trump ignores the accuser and portrays the accused as the real victim.
White House Chief of Staff John Kelly must resign. His pathetic defense of staff secretary Rob Porter reveals his true nature—an enabler of sexual abusers, a betrayer of trust and an avoider of responsibility.
The National Organization for Women (NOW) announces today the #EnoughIsEnough campaign, led by NOW and coalition partners including Feminist Majority, National Congress of Black Women, Alianza Nacional de Campesinas, Legal Momentum and UNITE HERE. #EnoughIsEnough will bring together different voices and perspectives to develop effective strategies aimed at bringing about substantive change to prevent, address… Read more »
The National Organization for Women (NOW) congratulates the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences for adopting its new Standards of Conduct, to which each of its 8,427 members are expected to adhere.
Al Franken was right to resign. He’s been a good Senator, but his career cannot be valued higher than his obligation to treat women with respect. Minnesota will get another good Senator, and I hope it’s a woman.