Have you heard of NOW – The National Organization for Women? It’s an organization, for women and men, of feminist activists in the United States with 500,000 contributing members and an agenda you wouldn’t believe. Founded in 1966, NOW’s goal has been to “take action to bring about equality for all women.” How? Specifically, NOW avows that it “works to eliminate discrimination and harassment in the workplace, schools, the justice system, and all other sectors of society; secure abortion, birth control and reproductive rights for all women; end all forms of violence against women; eradicate racism, sexism and homophobia; and promote equality and justice in our society.” [Quotes from NOW website]
NOW’s website is a cornucopia of information about all of the
latest topics that affect women – reproductive rights, gay marriage, domestic
violence, discrimination, and the latest media hot buttons and legislative
battles. Check out their site below to
sign up for their amazing newsletter, take the reproductive rights pledge, or
to volunteer at one of their sponsored events, especially their “One Billion
Curious? Click here and be one of the one billion rising.