National Organization for Women

National Organization for Women

  • The Vanguard: The Innovation of Black Women’s Political Participation
    Last week the country held its breath as we waited for every vote to be counted. There was a collective sigh of relief after it became clear that Joe Biden was chosen as the president-elect and that his running mate, Kamala Harris, would be the first female, first Black, and Indian-American vice-president-elect. Harris has already Read more …
  • COVID-19 Is Disproportionately Affecting the Mental Health of LGBTQ+ Youth
    For the past eight months, our world has suffered from a global pandemic. Not only is this a public health crisis, but it is a mental health crisis as well. As the pandemic continues, there is an increase in the negative mental health effects of COVID-19, particularly on LGBTQ+ college students. Coming home from school Read more …
  • New Birth Control Option – Phexxi
    At the beginning of this year, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a new birth control option named Phexxi — a non-hormonal contraceptive gel. This marks the first non-hormonal contraceptive to win FDA approval in decades and it brings another contraceptive option to the market for women in the United States. This is Read more …
  • Child Marriage Isn’t Us vs Them – It’s an Us Problem Too
    The United States has earned an international reputation for seeking to protect women from the dangers of ongoing wars, repressive regimes, and human rights abuses in various parts of the world. The issue of women’s rights has thus historically been a focal point of American foreign policy. In numerous agendas, the U.S. has included the Read more …
  • End Dating Violence Against Young Women – Learn the Facts
    Although October – Domestic Violence Awareness Month is coming to a close, it is still important to draw attention to the lesser known issue of dating abuse. Dating abuse falls into the large category of IPV, or interpersonal violence, which is addressed under NOW’s core issue of Ending Violence Against Women. As such, it requires Read more …

Upcoming

1 Dec
MC-NOW Business Meeting
12.01.2020 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Morris County NOW's monthly business meeting. Open to all members and guests.
5 Jan
MC-NOW Business Meeting
01.05.2021 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Morris County NOW's monthly business meeting. Open to all members and guests.
22 Jan
Roe v. Wade Day
01.22.2021
2 Feb
MC-NOW Business Meeting
02.02.2021 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Morris County NOW's monthly business meeting. Open to all members and guests.
6 Feb
Board Mtg.
02.06.2021 9:00 am - 4:30 pm