03
21

What You Need to Know About Women and Immigration

On March 18 NOW participated in the March for Immigrant Women, Youth and Families in Washington, D.C. The march was hosted by the National Coalition for Immigrant Women's Rights, the National Asian and Pacific Women's Forum, the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health and the Women's Refugee Commission. more »
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04
20

Feminist Lessons to Learn from Muslim Nation of Bangladesh

On April 9, 2012, the New York Times published an article about the strides women are making in Bangladesh . . . Despite the obstacles, Bangladesh has three percent more women in elected positions than the United States. In addition, it has had female heads of state for decades -- an advancement the U.S. has not been able to make during its 200-plus years of independence. more »
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03
08

On International Women's Day, Let's Take Action to Prevent Child Marriage

Last month, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee approved a bipartisan bill compelling the United States to work toward preventing the practice of child marriage around the world. If senators feel enough pressure from the bill's supporters, a floor vo… more »
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07
05

This Is Rape Culture: Whose Credibility Problem?

If it only took telling a few lies over the course of your life to be free from the constant threat of rape, why, I'm sure women would lie through our teeth at every chance. The moon is fuchsia. It's cool to get paid less. No woman has ever been or could… more »
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05
09

Time to Talk About Obstetric Fistula

Obstetric fistula is a preventable injury during childbirth that can cause a lifetime of incontinence, extreme social isolation and even human rights violations for women if left untreated. Today an estimated two million women, primarily in developing co… more »
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