In 2019 alone, according to the Guttmacher Institute, lawmakers across the United States have enacted 58 new restrictions on access to abortion care and family planning.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Two years. That’s roughly how long it takes for Latina women to earn what White, non-Hispanic men earn in just one. In the time since the Equal Pay Act was passed in 1963 – fifty-six years ago – Latina women have made only twenty-e… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. — NOW is proud to continue to support the growing national movement to observe Indigenous Peoples’ Day on Oct. 14 rather than Columbus Day. It is wrong to honor a figure who colonized, enslaved and massacred thousands of Indigenous P… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Violence. Erasure. Subjugation. Today, we acknowledge the role that the wage gap plays in the many forms of centuries-long oppression of Native American Women. 2019 has marked a year of highs for American Indian and Native Alaskan w… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The 19th Amendment’s promise of suffrage for women unfortunately did not provide actual safe access to the ballot box for women of color, nor did it include nationwide suffrage for American Indian women. It took the Voting Rights Act… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the National Organization for Women celebrates Juneteenth, commemorating the day 154 years ago when Texan slaves learned that the Civil War was won and they were free. On June 19, 1865, over two years after the Emancipation Pr… Read more »