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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NASA Protest


NOW protested the exclusion of women as astronauts from the space program. Nita Ladewig, president of the Northern California Chapter of NOW, initiated correspondence with NASA that continued for six months, also protesting the exclusive use of the names of masculine gods for the space ships. NASA maintained it had yet to find women […]

Freedom for Women Week


During the “Freedom for Women Week,” members of NOW demonstrated at the White House on Mother’s Day for “Rights, Not Roses.” Other demonstrations occurred in Chicago, Albuquerque and Los Angeles.

Mother’s Day Protest

During “Freedom for Women Week” NOW held a demonstration in front of the White House, in Chicago, Albuquerque and Los Angeles.

Signs read: “Rights, not Roses.”


NOW declares “Freedom For Women Week”

NOW has declared that 5/4-5/11/69 is “Freedom for Women Week”. Join now in demonstrations across the country for the equality of women! Declare your freedom, or freedom for the women in your life!