(the) National Organization for Women

(the) National Organization for Women
a large US organization that works for women’s rights. It was established in 1966 by Betty Friedan, who was its first president. It supported the ↑Equal Rights Amendment that failed. In 2005 NOW had about 500 000 members.

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