On August 26th, we celebrate Women’s Equality Day which was passed by Congress in 1973 to commemorate the passage of the 19th Amendment. In the nearly 50 years since, women’s rights have taken steps forward and steps backward. At North Carolina...Read Full Article
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NC Women United (NCWU) is a coalition of progressive state and local organizations working to achieve the full political, social, and economic equality of all women across North Carolina. NCWU works to build women’s power through grassroots activism, community organizing, legislative advocacy, and engagement in the political process.
To achieve full political, social, and economic equality, NCWU advances public policies and laws that fall into four broad categories:
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A Note From Our NCWU President on Roe vs. Wade
Sadly, yesterday’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade marks an unfathomable abandonment of a pregnant person’s fundamental right to privacy and bodily autonomy. This extreme and dangerous decision will restrict the ability of millions to make the best reproductive choices...Read Full Article
Mental Health Awareness Month
“But when do we tell each other it is ok to breathe? That it is OK when you cannot show up for every issue? “ May is Mental Health Awareness Month. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...Read Full Article
Information On Equal Pay Days 2021
Equal pay for women has never been more popular than it is today. Yet, nearly 55 years after the passage of the Equal Pay Act and nearly a decade after the passage of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, never...Read Full Article