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 »
Letitia James wins Public Advocate Race!
Voters Elect First Woman of Color to Citywide Office
NOW-NYC's Political Action Team was out in full force for James in the Public Advocate race. Learn More »
By the Women of NYC, For the Women of NYC
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Advancing the Women and Girls of New York City, Women’s Issues Are Issues for All New Yorkers: The issues that impact women are urgent. Yet, they are often sidelined rather than fully integrated into public policy as they should be. In New... Read More »
NOW-NYC applauds Twitter for naming the first woman to its Board, former Pearson Plc CEO Marjorie Scardino. Demanding an end to the age-old trend of excluding women, NOW-NYC called on Twitter CEO Dick Costolo to not go public without a woman on the... Read More »
Sara McKenna moved from California to New York while seven months pregnant, which a Family Court Judge called "irresponsible" and “reprehensible”, threatening to limit the rights of a pregnant woman to move and travel. NOW-NYC and other... Read More »
Cases like this one aren't supposed to happen in NYC. But it's right here at home where Acting Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Lori Sattler has allowed a woman's abortion to come under scrutiny in her courtroom. As a result, Lisa Mehos, a... Read More »
The NOW-NYC Service Fund's Activist Alliance is a dedicated group of activists who commit to a one-year training program with the organization. Activist Alliance members have the unique opportunity to build their feminist resumes and networks,... Read More »
General Motors announced Tuesday that it is appointing Mary Barra as its first-ever female chief executive. Otherwise, 2013 was a lousy...... Read More »
The number of sexual assaults in the military soared to more than 26,000 in 2012. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand’s legislation to curb sexual...... Read More »
Source: NY Daily News
Words, and the way we use them to describe rape, sexual assault, domestic violence, and sexual slavery, can evoke sympathy or revulsion...... Read More »
Source: RH Reality Check
The French Parliament passed a bill that would impose stiff fines on anyone paying for sex, while offering assistance to prostitutes to...... Read More »
Source: NY Times
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Saturday, Dec 14 - Sunday, Dec 15 | 10:00am - 5:00pm The Role of Health Care Professionals in Addressing Human Sex Trafficking
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