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2014-02-11 12:26:47

Women's Groups Call on FDA to Restore Gender Equity in the Treatment of Sexual Disorders WASHINGTON, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) decision to further delay approval of the first-ever drug to treat the most common female sexual disorder, the National Consumers League and the National Organization for Women, joined by women's health and advocacy organizations, are calling on the FDA to move swiftly to end the 16...

2011-04-01 00:14:17

Carol Crossed is the founder and president of the new Susan B. Anthony Birthplace Museum in Adams, Massachusetts. The Birthplace was recently restored, and opened in the spring of 2010. Adams, MA (Vocus/PRWEB) March 31, 2011 Women's History Month ends with the death of a leading women's rights figure, Geraldine Ferraro. A lapel button supporting her run for vice president in 1984 still graces my office bulletin board. A trailblazer in the political realm, Ferraro can be rightly added to the...

2010-09-09 12:19:00

Mass. NOW and 1199SEIU call on Beth Israel board to take action against 'environment of inequity' during annual board meeting September 23rd BOSTON, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The state's largest healthcare workers union and the Massachusetts chapter of the National Organization for Women released a joint statement today calling on the board of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center to fire CEO Paul Levy when it convenes its annual meeting at the Four Seasons Hotel in Boston on...

2010-01-28 10:27:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A coalition of abortion rights groups are expressing "outrage" over an upcoming Focus on the Family Super Bowl ad about a woman's decision to continue with a high-risk pregnancy against doctor's advice -- a mother's personal choice which resulted in the birth of Tim Tebow, who has become one of America's biggest college football stars. "It's fascinating that NOW [the National Organization for Women] is wanting to censor the Tebows from...


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