On Indigenous Peoples’ Day and Every Day, We Must Uplift Native Women’s Voices

WASHINGTON D.C. — Today, October 12, NOW is proud to continue to take part in the national movement to observe Indigenous Peoples’ Day and to reject the racist history of the Columbus Day observance. To continue to honor the legacy of a man who stole sacred and ancestral land from Indigenous people and caused centuries of colonization and genocide is an act of violence against Native Americans. Instead, we must utilize this day to Read more …

Meet The Forgotten Female Scientist Who Debunked Theories Of Male Superiority

“Women are written out of the history books. The only people really in the history books are the white men,” says Toni Van Pelt, president of the National Organization for Women. “Because even when women make the accomplishments, the men take that away from them and claim it for themselves.”

August 13 is Black Women’s Equal Pay Day
NOW Demands that the Road to Racial Justice MUST include Economic Justice for Black Women

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, on Black Women’s Equal Pay Day 2020, NOW reaffirms our commitment to economic justice and racial equity, two of our core issues. Pay equity has been a central demand of feminists for years, but we must also recognize that structural sexism and racism in this nation is inextricable from economic oppression.  In 2019, Black women were paid Read more …