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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NOW pickets the New York Times!

New York NOW picketed the New York Times to protest sex-segregation of job advertising. This first picket line for the New York Chapter was organized by Carol Perlys and Dolores Alexander. Dressed in old-fashioned costumes, the NOW demonstrators protested the old-fashioned policies of the Times. Leaflets explaining the protest were distributed.

The demonstration was featured […]

EEOC Petition

Five NOW officers and 35 members have filed a formal petition with the EEOC for hearings to amend the regulations on classified job advertising that permit segregation of “help wanted” ads on the basis of sex.

NOW has threatened the Commission with a mandamus action to compel enforcement of the prohibition against sex discrimination, has […]