Priority Action Items for the Next Mayor
Women’s Issues Are Issues for All New Yorkers
Lifting women out of poverty, ending gender discrimination, closing the wage gap, and ensuring women’s health and physical safety have an impact on our families and economy. Learn More »
Illegal or Just Sleazy?
New York women need an upgrade! We need strong laws for strong women. Learn More »
Murder Down, Rape Up
NOW-NYC Calls on de Blasio and Bratton
Crimes against women are still at epidemic levels in NYC. The number of reported rapes in New York City has surged 57% since 2009. Learn More »
By the Women of NYC, For the Women of NYC
Learn more about the women of NOW-NYC and how you can get involved. Learn More »
On March 25th the Supreme Court will be hearing arguments in an important case that will determine whether your boss has the right to deny you birth control coverage under the Affordable Care Act. Hobby Lobby, a craft store with nearly 600... Read More »
Statistics show that women have the same chances of winning an election as men — if only they ran. Join NOW-NYC and women city leaders for an exciting discussion to learn what it takes to run. From creating a culture of information and... Read More »
Hundreds of thousands of untested rape kits sit on evidence shelves at police departments across the country. Until this DNA evidence is tested, rapists remain unidentified and free to attack more victims. Delays in testing rape kits can be... Read More »
Challenge the Chain of Command: Since 1992, military leaders have claimed there will be a “zero tolerance” policy on sexual assault. But an estimated 26,000 sexual assaults occurred in 2012 under military jurisdiction. Of those, only 3,374... Read More »
Employers who illegally fire workers for being pregnant often attempt to skirt discrimination laws by smearing the employees as...... Read More »
Source: Mother Jones
Subway grinders are guilty of as serious an offense as pervs who squeeze, grab or pinch, the state’s highest court ruled Tuesday. The...... Read More »
Source: NY Daily News
Floralba was forced out of her job at a thrift store in the Bronx last month because she was pregnant and could no longer do heavy lifting....... Read More »
Source: NY Times
A map of the female labor force around the globe. With International Women’s Day upon us, it’s worth looking at an issue that’s...... Read More »
Source: Washington Post
Thursday, Mar 13 | 6:30pm - 9:00pm Why She Ran: Queens
Monday, Mar 17 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm Service Fund Divorce Legal & Financial Clinic
Monday, Mar 17 | 6:30pm - 9:00pm Why She Ran: Brooklyn
Wednesday, Mar 19 | 5:30pm - 7:30pm Service Fund Employment Legal Clinic
NY Needs More Family Court Judges Women and Children Left Vulnerable ...
Sexual Assault in the Military Challenge the Chain of Command Since...
MMA Glorifies Violence, Distorts Masculinity Keep Ultimate Fighting Out of NY...
Fund NYS Rape Crisis Programs No Survivor Should Have to Wait...