NOW Celebrates National Women’s Small Business Month

The barriers faced by women business owners to this very day remain a large threat. Women business owners, especially those in marginalized communities, still regularly face systemic racism, harassment, misogyny, and inequality in their respective fields. This is why NOW continues to advocate for protections and policies such as pay equity, maternal healthcare, financial literacy, and more.

National Organization for Women calls for Cuomo resignation

“NOW salutes the brave women who told their truth to investigators. There must be consequences. NOW supports ongoing civil action against Andrew Cuomo or any criminal referrals that may emerge from this report. Andrew Cuomo has forfeited any right to call himself a leader — he needs to leave, now.”

Cuomo’s Pattern of Sexual Harassment Has Been Revealed – He Must Resign NOW

WASHINGTON, D.C. — NY Attorney General Letitia James is right.  We have an obligation to listen to women, protect women and hold accountable men who sexually harass and abuse women. In March 2021, NOW called for Gov. Andrew Cuomo to resign and the investigation into his misconduct to move forward.   NY Attorney General James’ investigation revealed a shocking pattern of sexual misconduct – not isolated Read more …

Why Black women’s wage gap is a problem for everyone

“When women are doing the same work as men, there should be no pay gap at all, said Christian F. Nunes, the national president of the National Organization for Women. “The cost of rent, cost of living—life costs the same—and so we should not be creating more hardship on women because of their gender,” Nunes said.

NOW Celebrates International Women’s Day

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Organization for Women takes this International Women’s Day to acknowledge and celebrate the accomplishments of women around the world and the obstacles we have had to overcome on the journey.  This year has been a difficult one for women, who have been hard-hit by the physical, emotional, and financial damage done by the COVID-19 pandemic. Women Read more …