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The National Organization for Women aims to take action to bring true equality for all women in America, and toward a fully equal partnership of the sexes.

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Press Release–NOW’s adoption of Bill of Rights

From: NOW (National Organization for Women) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

PRESS CONTACTS: Barbara Ireton, 202-DU 7-3200

Betty Friedan, 212-874-1658

Muriel Fox- 212-YU 8-1124

NOTE: The latter two may be reached Monday, Nov. 20, through the Mayflower Hotel.

WASHINGTON, D. C. November 20 – – The National Organization for Women (NOW) announced today that its second annual […]

Congratulations, Shirley Chisholm!Congratulations, Shirley Chisholm!

(11/04/68)

NOW member Shirley Chisholm became the first Black woman elected to the House of Representatives.

After the 1968 elections, 10 women were serving in the House and one in the Senate; the 1968 Census indicated that women were 53.3% of the population of the United States. Stand with NOW to work towards equal representation […]