National organization for women NOW

Created by- Trevor, Nate, Ben, CHristian, Ethan, Gavin

Who:

  • White middle class women made up NOW
  • Betty Friedan, Merial Fox, and Sheiley Chis Holm were the founders of NOW
  • Presidental commision on the status of women (PCSW)

When:

The group was created in 1966

Where:

Loacted in the United States and based out of Washington D.C.

What:

Wanted womens rights, equality and some specific things such as equal pay and equal job opportunities

How:

Pushed for rights by peacefully protesting, creating lawsuits, tried to create a amendment on equal rights to esure equality for all women.
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Why:

They wanted sexual descrimination removed and for federal powers to enforce quality for women. Also wanted women to get the same opprotunities as males.