Press Release: Domestic Violence Awareness Town Hall in Brevard, 2/18/19

Press Release on Domestic Violence Awareness Town Hall Event in Brevard, NC on 2/18/19. NC NOW (National Organization for Women), SAFE Transylvania, and Progress NC have come together to bring community awareness to the serious issue of domestic violence, also highlighting issues that victims in rural counties face.

DV Situation Playing Out Now in Western NC, Public Forums Planned

It took nearly a year for the wife of an elected official to get a restraining order against her husband in Western North Carolina. The situation is being revealed in news articles in Transylvania County and Buncombe County. The issue of domestic violence is being explored in public forums, currently planned for February and March of 2019.

DV Town Hall Opens Wider Discussion of Problem, 2/18/19

Big domestic violence (DV) situation in western North Carolina makes people realize how little they know about what DV victims face. NC NOW (National Organization for Women), SAFE Transylvania, and Progress NC have come together to bring community awareness to this very real problem.

NC NOW 2019 Legislative Update #2 – War on Repro Rights Again – 2/11/19

Summary of NCGA Week 2 – Bad news: the war on women’s reproductive rights has begun with the introduction of two threatening bills. Good news: bills on testing of the backlog of untested rape kits statewide, to address a problem of sexual abuse of children and to address a domestic violence. Plus new bill on Silent Sam controversy.

Raleigh Women’s March Is 1/26/19!

We are excited about the 3rd Raleigh Women’s March event. Join us to celebrate women rising up and running for office and winning. Hear from women who are making a difference.

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”

Equal Means Equal Showing in Chapel Hill on 2/17/18

If you have not seen this important documentary, Equal Means Equal, now is your chance! If you’ve only seen it once, you may want to see it again. It shows us the real situation of women in the United States. Very intense. We will discuss afterward.

A New Horizon Is Coming – Fayetteville Women’s Rally, 1/20/18

Join Fayetteville NOW at their Women’s Rally on Fayetteville, on Saturday, January 20, 2018, at 1pm at the Downtown Market House in Fayetteville, North Carolina. Theme is celebrating Reproductive Rights and the Roe decision.

Women’s Rally On Raleigh 2018 is ON!

Plan to join us at our anniversary women’s march event in 2018. We are planning a women’s rally on Raleigh, with the theme of “Women Leading The Resistance!” on January 20, 2018. Early information here.

Equal Means Equal Showing in Smithfield, 12/4/17

The Equal Means Equal documentary is being shown in Smithfield, NC on December 4, 2017. Join NC NOW’s president for a discussion session after the film.