NOW Pushes For More Than Equality On Native Women’s Equal Pay Day

WASHINGTON, D.C.  — Today, October 1, 2020, marks the date that Native women financially catch up to what their white male counterparts made in 2019. In the United States, it takes the average Native woman 22 months to make what the average white man makes over the course of one year. As NOW observes Native Women’s Equal Pay Day, we must address the ways in which Native women are continually disenfranchised by Read more …

Ginsburg Remembered As A Champion Of Women’s Rights

Justice Ginsberg talked many times about her experiences, discrimination of sex discrimination, and how that just really motivated her to reach out, and by the cases that she fought and she really fought for gender equity and equality.

NOW Mourns the Loss of Feminist Icon Ruth Bader Ginsburg

WASHINGTON, D.C. – There aren’t sufficient words to describe the depth of sorrow women are feeling at the passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. We are shattered.  We are broken.  We feel that we have lost more than a dear and admired friend. Our country has lost a feminist champion.   Ruth Bader Ginsburg was not only a historic Supreme Court Justice, but also a political Read more …

NOW Honors 30th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, NOW is proud to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, a critical civil rights law guaranteeing non-discrimination protections to people with disabilities in all areas of public life. Signed into law on July 26, 1990, the ADA served as an important milestone for the rights of people with disabilities in our Read more …