NOW Applauds Biden Administration for Prioritizing Gender Equality

WASHINGTON, D.C. — As we celebrate International Women’s Day, the National Organization for Women (NOW) applauds President Biden’s new executive orders, which are a major advance towards gender equity and gender equality here in the United States.  They reverse the Trump administration’s searing damage when it narrowed Title IX rules to give new rights to the accused, reduce liability for schools and make it easier for schools to escape accountability, denying survivors the justice they deserve.  By establishing the White House Gender Read more …

Women Won’t Tolerate Mitch McConnell and Lindsey Graham’s Trickery

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Senate Judiciary Committee wasn’t even finished hearing testimony on the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court when Lindsey Graham railroaded her onto the agenda for a final confirmation vote.  He knows that he has no time to spare to make his goal of a final Senate floor vote just days before Read more …

NOW Joins Coalition to Release the Blueprint for Sexual and Reproductive Health, Rights, and Justice

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Blueprint for Sexual and Reproductive Health, Rights, and Justice released First Priorities, a detailed punch list of executive and agency actions for the opening days of an incoming administration.   “Women have lost so much ground under the Trump administration to the essential health services they depend on,” said NOW President Read more …

On Title IX’s Anniversary, We Redouble Our Commitment to Ending Discrimination Against Women

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today marks the 48th anniversary of Title IX, the landmark legislation that set out to ensure equal educational opportunities regardless of gender.  This civil rights law has opened up doors that had long been closed to women and girls, allowing more to participate in athletics programs, earn scholarships, attend college, study in the STEM fields (science, technology, engineering, and math) and pursue advanced degrees.  Title IX also assures equality Read more …