NOW Celebrates Feminist Champions on Human Rights Day 

Released on December 10, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. — December 10th is UN Human Rights Day, commemorating the day in 1948 when the UN General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.  Eleanor Roosevelt was the first Chairwoman of the Commission on Human Rights and played an instrumental role in drafting the Declaration and communicating its message of a “common Read more …

NOW, RAICES Demand Humane Treatment of Women in Immigration Prisons

Released on December 8, 2019

PHOENIX, ARIZ.– Gathering in a city that houses some of the worst immigration detention centers in the country, activists are rallying today with the National Organization for Women (NOW) and the Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services (RAICES) to Unlock the Future for immigrant women and girls. Fifteen people have died at the Read more …

Reject the Sexist System that Punishes Feminist Female Candidates

Released on December 5, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. — What started as the most diverse field of presidential candidates in history has come to this: six white, mostly male candidates on the next Democratic debate stage.  Senator Kamala Harris ended her campaign following a wave of negative publicity about dissension among her staff, shortfalls in fundraising and a perceived lack of Read more …

In a Climate of Violence against Abortion Providers, Louisiana Abortion Law Could Wipe Out Abortion Access for Women

Released on December 3, 2019

The Feminist Majority Foundation (FMF), the National Organization for Women (NOW) Foundation, Southern Poverty Law Center, and Women’s Law Project filed an amicus brief in the June Medical Services v. Gee case that will be heard March 4, 2020 by the Supreme Court, opposing Louisiana’s law that requires doctors who provide abortion care to have Read more …

Rally with NOW and RAICES to Stop Trump Administration’s Abuse

Released on December 2, 2019

PHOENIX, Ariz. – White House Senior Adviser Stephen Miller, a key architect of President Trump’s inhumane immigration policies, is making headlines as leaked emails show he allegedly circulated material linked to white nationalism. This is the man who has promoted some of Trump’s most hard-line actions, including locking away immigrant women and girls in inhumane and immoral Read more …