NOW Foundation's Love Your Body Campaign is partnering with the National Eating Disorders Association for NEDAwareness Week 2012, themed Everybody Knows Somebody. We will be hosting a Tweet Chat on Wed 2/29 at 4pm Eastern. Stay tuned for more information soon. Read more.
On Feb. 16, a House committee held a hearing on birth control coverage that featured a panel stacked exclusively with men opposed to the Affordable Care Act rule requiring that contraception be covered in employee health care plans. Read more.
NOW President Terry O'Neill writes on Huffington Post: "Despite President Obama's accommodating move last week, conservative leaders are hurtling along in their attempt to restrict birth control. They've gained a righteous head of steam so quickly they don't seem to care that they're about to careen off the tracks." Read more.
Check out the winners of the 2012 Love Your Body poster contest. Eighth grader Francesa Spruiell is this year's grand prize winner. You can send all four designs as e-cards and learn about entering the 2013 contest yourself. Read more.
A report released Feb. 13 at a congressional briefing by the Restaurant Workers Opportunities Centers and 11 major women's organizations, including NOW Foundation, provides in shocking detail the poor working conditions and poverty level wages paid to tipped restaurant workers, two thirds of whom are women. Read more.
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On Feb. 15, NOW President Terry O'Neill was on Politics Nation with Rev. Al Sharpton discussing the War on Women, including attacks on birth control and Virginia's ultrasound and personhood bills. Watch the video online »