get help

Get Help

Get Help

Helpline

Find Resources

Get help for workplace discrimination, family law, violence or sexual assault, healthcare, and more.

Learn More Right Arrow An arrow pointing to the right
Media / October 17, 2019

What's next for #MeToo?

"We have identified the serial predators who are rich and powerful. There are thousands more out there. And the people who allow it to happen, particularly in workplaces or places of worship, putting the spotlight on them, that's the next phase of 'Me Too,'" says president of NOW-NYC Sonia Ossorio.

Media / July 15, 2019

Read Sonia Ossorio & Lauren Hersh Op-Ed: Jeffrey Epstein reminds us how millions of women are exploited in the sex industry

Epstein’s crimes are sweeping and flagrant, but not drastically different from what commercial sexual exploitation looks like every single day in cities across America. Women and girls, mostly of color and poor, are bought and sold in a sex trade that targets and recruits the most vulnerable among us. Men, many rich and powerful, fuel the market for exploitation each time they exchange money for sexual access.

Media / July 2, 2019

Investigate Trump for rape? Don’t stop there, mayor: Get the NYPD’s Special Victims Division in shape

As a campaigning Mayor de Blasio divides his time between city and national concerns, here’s a question that spans both.

Was he serious about investigating Donald Trump for rape? And will he ensure equal treatment for all rape complaints?

Media / April 29, 2019

Read Our Op-Ed: Mayor & NYPD Must Step Up for Sexual Assault Accountability

Not nearly enough has been done to improve New York City’s response to sexual assault in the one year since the New York City Department of Investigation (DOI) issued a blistering report on how the NYPD was failing to make sexual assault response a priority. Mayor Bill de Blasio’s primary response to the report has been to question its accuracy.