National Organization for Women

National Organization for Women

  • Drastic Changes to Title IX Protections – Students Beware
    Earlier this year, the Department of Education released Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’ Title IX revised rule on sexual harassment which greatly limits the responsibilities of schools to respond to reports of sexual harassment and assault. NOW and over 100,000 individuals and organizations submitted comments, most objecting to the proposed changes which many said will greatly Read more …
  • Six Months Into the COVID-19 Pandemic, Women of Color Face Serious Challenges
    Note: Immediate nutritional, health care, housing and financial assistance is required. Congress must pass additional COVID-19 relief legislation. Without this help tens of millions of women and children could become homeless, without income and food, and further exposed to the coronavirus. The COVID-19 pandemic has fundamentally changed how we go about our days. For many, Read more …
  • Mrs. America – Series Recap
    As I read the recent op-ed from Gloria Steinem and Eleanor Smeal in the Los Angeles Times this weekend, I couldn’t help but be struck by how much Mrs. America really did get wrong.   With Phyllis Schlafly as the “protagonist,” the show relies on irony and the incongruency between her lobbying and her personal life to show viewers that the Eagle Forum and STOP ERA are not Read more …
  • Mail-in Abortion Care During the Pandemic: A Reproductive Rights Victory
    A federal court ruled on Monday, July 13, that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) must suspend a rule requiring that patients seeking medication abortion—a combination of two drugs, mifepristone and misoprostol—must pick it up from their abortion care provider. Instead, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the drugs may now be mailed to patients. Read more …
  • While a Victory, June Medical Services is Not the Victory we Need
    Without a doubt, the 5-4 June Medical Services v. Russo ruling was a significant victory in the pro-choice arena, especially considering the conservative majority in the Supreme Court. However, it is not the victory that we need, a victory that would confirm the legitimacy of both women’s rights to abortion and access to abortion. This Read more …

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