National Organization for Women, Washington D.C., USA
|National Organization for Women, Washington D.C., USA|
|Street address:||1100 H Street NW, Suite 300
Washington, D.C. 20005
|State or Province:||Washington, DC|
|Location coordinates:||38° 53' 59" N, 77° 1' 38" W|
|Contact number:||(202) 628-8669|
|Target:||Girls and Women|
|Organization type:||Local NGO (operating at the community level), National NGO (operating countrywide or advocating at the national level)|
|Sectors:||Violence Against Women, Teen Pregnancy/Mothers, Single Mothers, Reproductive Rights, Reproductive Health, Public Policy, Health, Gender Discrimination, Gay/Lesbian Rights, Empowerment, Education|
The National Organization for Women (NOW) is the largest organization of feminist activists in the United States. NOW has 500,000 contributing members and 550 chapters in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
Since its founding in 1966, NOW's goal has been to take action to bring about equality for all women. NOW works to eliminate discrimination and harassment in the workplace, schools, the justice system, and all other sectors of society; secure abortion, birth control and reproductive rights for all women; end all forms of violence against women; eradicate racism, sexism and homophobia; and promote equality and justice in our society.