Durham, First Human and Women’s Rights City in North Carolina

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE From: NC Coalition For CEDAW (Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women) CONTACTS: Melissa Peters, http://www.womennc.org, melissa.peters@womennc.org Gailya Paliga, http://www.northcarolinanow.org, president@raleighnow.org Durham, First Human and Women’s Rights City in North Carolina Raleigh, NC, 8/5/18 – The Durham City Council passed a resolution endorsing the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination AgainstContinue reading “Durham, First Human and Women’s Rights City in North Carolina”

WomenNC Celebration Highlights Coalition Work and Research – 3/8/18

Raleigh, Durham and NC NOW had the chance to participate in WomenNC’s Annual Local to Global Celebration honoring Juanita Bryant and celebrating International Women’s Day in Raleigh on March 8, 2018. Read about event, speakers, research and honoree.

Celebrate International Women’s Day in NC on 3/8/18

NOW is part of International Women’s Day celebrations in Raleigh and in Charlotte, on 3/8/18. Press For Progress at International House in Charlotte, and WomenNC’s 9th Annual Local to Global Celebration at NCSU’s Hunt Library in Raleigh.

You’ll be glad you joined us for NC NOW State Conference!

Join us at our 2017 State Conference on Saturday, Oct 21, 2017, from 9am-4pm. We have exciting speakers and interesting workshops. Come get excited and get some skills. We are Mobilizing Women NOW!

Durham first NC County to endorse CEDAW!

The Durham County Board of Commissioners passed a resolution endorsing the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) unanimously on September 11, 2017 in their general meeting. The Cities For CEDAW coalition, led by WomenNC, made this happen. Durham will be the first NC city to benefit by the system that Cities For CEDAW puts into place at the local level.

Update on Women’s Marches in DC and around US on 1/21/17

Update and history on Women’s March on Washington. Also, look for women’s marches in other cities in North Carolina, including Charlotte and Raleigh.

NC NOW Conference focuses feminists power!

NC NOW had an exciting state conference on Oct 10, 2015. The theme was “Focusing Women’s Power NOW!” Read about inspiring speakers, panel topics and workshops moving feminists forward. Congresswoman Adams’ keynote speech now available!