NOW Celebrates International Women’s Day

Released on March 8, 2021

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 diffi Read more …

NOW Celebrates Women’s History Month

Released on March 3, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This Women’s History Month and every month, NOW celebrates women’s historic achievements in the national spotlight and behind the scenes. Even now as women are bearing the brunt of a national health and economic crisis and are still Read more …

Celebrating the Centennial of a Feminist Icon: Betty Friedan

Released on February 4, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today marks what would have been the 100th birthday of National Organization for Women (NOW) co-founder Betty Friedan. Her groundbreaking work as the “mother” of the modern women’s rights movement includes her seminal book, The Femin Read more …

NOW Condemns the Unjust Execution of Lisa Montgomery

Released on January 13, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The middle-of-the-night execution of Lisa Montgomery, hastened by the rush-to-execute mandate of Donald Trump’s Justice Department, was a shock to our system of fairness, justice, and decency.  In any other week, it would have been Read more …

NOW Calls for Donald Trump’s Impeachment and Conviction

Released on January 11, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Donald Trump must be impeached now, and for the sake of history.  He must stand in judgment before the Congress he defiled, desecrated and made into a target for insurrectionists who answered his call to be “wild” and stop the certi Read more …