News from NOW
Every single vote counts! It's never been more important to get the truth out about what's at stake for women in the elections. Exercising our right to vote is crucial! NOW/PAC has endorsed the Obama-Biden ticket and scores of pro-women candidates for the U.S. Senate and House. But only with your help can we ensure that our champions are elected!
NOW thanks Candy Crowley for moderating a substantive debate that finally got around to tackling women's rights issues. Both candidates' answers were telling.
As Love Your Body Day actions take place across the country, the NOW Foundation released results to its survey, showing that respondents want advertisers and the media to stop using Photoshop to create unrealistic images of women and girls.
Undecided voters are looking for answers that will help them make well-informed decisions when they head to the polls in just three weeks. Please do all you can to make sure that voters know where the candidates stand -- and as you "go rogue," know that we fully support you.
Tonight, CNN's Candy Crowley will moderate the presidential town hall, and the rigid format threatens to keep her from asking follow-up questions during the debate. This is outrageous! Join us in telling Candy we've got her back in asking the tough questions, especially on women's issues.
Throughout the world, countless young girls are robbed of their childhood through violence, forced marriage and lack of access to health care or education. This month, the United Nations promoted human rights for girls by marking the first-ever International Day of the Girl Child. NOW applauds the UN for calling for an end to child marriage and emphasizing education as the best defense against this cruel and discriminatory practice.
NOW President Terry O'Neill writes on The Huffington Post: "Bully, lie, manipulate, threaten. Mitt Romney believes these tactics will get him what he wants. But I believe in the good sense of women voters throughout the country."
NOW Foundation's Love Your Body campaign is celebrating its 15th year. Take our new survey and tell us what you think about images of women and girls in popular culture. We'll report the results on Love Your Body Day, Wednesday, Oct. 17.
The National Organization for Women (NOW) is seeking an energetic, motivated, self-starter with a commitment to feminist issues to fill the position of Communications Assistant. This position is charged with providing general support to the Communications Team.
NOW's Family Law Committee reports in its current newsletter that "father's rights" groups are having a devastating effect in family courts. "Parental Alienation Syndrome" -- a false accusation of mental illness against mothers who report domestic violence or child abuse -- often results in abusive parents winning custody, further risking child safety.
The Fall 2012 issue of the National NOW Times is hot off the press AND on the web. This edition covers important women's rights issues, including: the importance of the 2012 elections, the right-wing war on women, the politicization of the Violence Again…
NOW President Terry O'Neill writes for the Huffington Post discussing Medicaid as the fourth topic in her series on the Romney-Ryan budget. O'Neill says, "the more the GOP candidates talk about their plans for the economic future of this country and its people, the more anxious -- and angry -- I grow. . . Sounds like the real moochers in this scenario are the ones looting Medicaid."
A lot of confusing, contradictory information on the future of Medicare is being lobbed at us right now. NOW President Terry O'Neill gets to the heart of the matter, to what women and their families will experience if Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan get their way.
This Sunday marks Women's Equality Day, commemorating Aug. 26, 1920, when the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution was signed, recognizing women's right to vote
Today, the Republican Party demonstrated again why Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan are wrong for women in the U.S. The party's committee platform approved an anti-abortion plank that champions a human life amendment to the U.S. Constitution without mentioning any exception for rape, incest or preservation of the health or life of the woman.