Urgent Message to Democratic Leaders: You Can’t Have Economic Justice Without Reproductive Justice

Statement of NOW President Toni Van Pelt 08.03.2017 The Democratic party, determined to win back the majority in the House of Representatives at any cost, is throwing its support behind anti-choice candidates. That’s a huge mistake. Reproductive justice is at the heart of women’s health, welfare, safety, and economic security. This week Rep. Ben Ray […]

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What You Need to Know About the Sexual Abuse to Prison Pipeline

Posted 06/22/2016 by Angela Myers & filed under Ending Sex Discrimination, Ending Violence Against Women, Stopping Violence Against Women. By Angela Myers, Communications Intern The juvenile justice system is criminalizing sexual assault victims. In our juvenile justice system, many, if not most, of the young women placed in the juvenile justice system are victims of sexual abuse. […]

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It’s time Arizona recognizes equal rights for women

Arizona Capital Times, Dianne Post and Kaitlin Ford — Dianne Post is a Phoenix attorney and Kaitlin Ford is an intern for NOW. By: Guest Opinion  January 21, 2016 , 5:30 pm Most Americans have heard of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). What most Americans do not realize is that the ERA did not pass and is not […]

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