English

Definition of the National Organization for Women from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

the National Organization for Women

 
BrE
 
; NAmE
 
(abbreviation NOW)
 
jump to other results
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 2013 NOW had about 500 000 members.