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Events / December 8, 2019 / 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

NOW New York State Conference: Women in the Lead

ORGANIZED BY NOW NY STATE & NASSAU COUNTY NOW: Action packed agenda focusing on electing a new president in 2020 and winning seats for progressive women candidates, confronting gun violence, ending rape culture and gender-based violence, fighting for racial justice, and supporting immigrant rights.

Events / December 3, 2019 / 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Women of Color Against the Sex Trade

ORGANIZED BY SPACE INTERNATIONAL & ROOSEVELT HOUSE: A panel discussion with sex trade survivors from the US, Canada, South Africa, New Zealand and the Netherlands, on laws, policies and cultural trends that address prostitution and sex trafficking.

Press Releases / November 4, 2019

Mayor Must Act to Address Crimes Against Women

NOW-NYC President Sonia Ossorio said, "Mayor de Blasio has a limited window to take urgent action on the NYPD's response to sex crimes. The #MeToo movement was unleashed during de Blasio's tenure, forcing a spotlight on the lackluster record and persistent under-resourcing of the NYPD's Special Victims Division. This is his last opportunity to turn around the division on his watch..."

Press Releases / October 23, 2019

D.C. City Council Abandons Vote to Decriminalize the Commercial Sex Industry

NOW-NY showed up in force in D.C. and stood with survivors of human trafficking who testified to the harms of the sex industry and the real damage it causes to individuals and families. After hearing from survivors at the marathon hearing, the D.C. Council’s Judiciary and Public Safety Committee abandoned the proposal.

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.