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Voices of NOW NYC: Aiming for a “Trafficking Free NYC�

Tweet Sonia Ossorio is the president of NOW-NYC, a position she has held since elected in 2004. I know a woman from South America who spent her first night in the Big Apple in a brothel overlooking Roosevelt Avenue in Queens. With a timer at her side she “serviced� 19 men – a veritable United [...]
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Pricing Plan B

TweetMaureen Shaw is the Chair of NOW-NYC’s Reproductive Rights Action Committee. She is currently pursuing her Master’s in Human Rights at Columbia University. For years, Emergency Contraception, or Plan B, has been a hot topic of debate. Does it cause abortion? Should it be available by prescription only? Should minors have access to Plan B? [...]
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Voices of NOW NYC: Calling on the MPAA to Accurately Rate Films

TweetBryn Taylor is a member of NOW-NYC’s Women and Girls in the Media Committee. She lives and works in New York as a freelance fashion writer and stylist. With sex and violence running rampant throughout the entertainment industry, one might think (or hope) that regulations would become increasingly more strict as the entertainment becomes raunchier. [...]
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Voices of…NOW NYC

TweetIn our last “Voices of…” series in 2007, NOW NYC will be contributing posts this week! The National Organization for Women (NOW) is the nation’s largest organization working to advance women’s rights. The New York City chapter of NOW (NOW-NYC) is the largest chapter in the country and works to protect women’s reproductive choices, end [...]
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A Voices of… thanks

Tweet Thank you to everyone (and Jessica and the ladies of Feministing particularly!) for reading our Voices of the Latina Institute series. The work that is being done on the ground and in the non-profit community rarely gets shared with the general public and we love any opportunity to talk about our work outside of [...]
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