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NOW files sex discrimination charges against Harvard

NOW filed sex discrimination charges against Harvard and millions of dollars in government contracts were held up for weeks until Harvard agreed to submit information on its women employees and students.

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A call to strike for equality!

Before handing NOW presidency over to former executive vice-president Aileen Hernandez, Betty Friedan made one last move to call for a 24-hour general strike by women to be held on August 26th, the 50th anniversary of the victory of the women’s suffrage movement.

“This is not a war to be fought in the bedroom, but […]

NOW’s Fourth National Conference


Election results:

President: Aileen Hernandez Chair of the Board: Wilma Scott Heide

At NOW’s Fourth National Conference in Des Plaines, IL, during a two-hour “farewell address,” retiring president Betty Friedan called for a “Women’s Strike for Equality” on August 26.

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