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Press Releases / March 11, 2020

Harvey Weinstein Convicted and Sentenced

Harvey Weinstein was sentenced on March 11 to 23 years in prison. “With this conviction, the more than 80 women who have come forward to describe sexual harassment, groping, coercion and sexual assault, can find relief that the extensive predation by Harvey Weinstein has come to an end,” said Sonia Ossorio, president of the National Organization for Women in New York State.

Blog / March 5, 2020

Supreme Court Hears First Major Abortion Case with Kavanaugh: What You Need to Know NOW

June Medical Services v. Russo challenges a Louisiana law that would require abortion providers to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital. The Supreme Court heard arguments on March 4th. Here's what you need to know about the case and defending our rights.

Media / March 2, 2020

Anti-Rape Advocates Demand Reform Of NYPD’s Special Victims Division

Gloria Steinem joined the rally at City Hall after a bombshell report in the New York Times last month detailed how many NYPD detectives allegedly dismissed and New York University student’s claim of rape.

“This story symbolizes the fact that something is terribly lacking with the NYPD's Special Victims Division,” said Steinem.

Press Releases / March 2, 2020

Gloria Steinem, Survivors & Advocates Demand Mayor De Blasio Take Action

“Mayor De Blasio is not a lame duck. He can ensure the NYPD takes immediate action to provide public safety and restore the public's trust," said Sonia Ossorio, President of the National Organization for Women - New York. "Either he cares about delivering the best service to rape victims or he's fine with the status quo."