We have 3 actions to take on national issues. Oppose the House Budget which slashes trillions of dollars from healthcare, food and income assistance, education and more. Oppose HR 38 – giving domestic violence offenders the right to stalk and kill their intimate partners across state lines! Oppose HR 36 – another abortion ban.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos threatens to rollback guidelines the Obama Administration provided to colleges and universities requiring them to handle rape allegations swiftly and fairly. DeVos claims that enforcing women’s civil rights under Title IX is unfair to accused rapists! Read more here.
College women still need to worry about major issues – safety on and off campus, being treated fairly, being paid fairly, health care coverage, and what happens when they decide to have children. Many don’t realize that the only right guaranteed for women in the Constitution is the right to vote. The Equal Means Equal documentary shows the real status of women, and is being shown at college campuses around NC in September, 2017.
Women’s Equality Day is the perfect time to get a picture of how unequal things still are for women. This documentary shows you things you may know, but also what you may not realize. Showing in August in Raleigh, Triad, Fayetteville and Asheville. On college campuses around the state in September 2017. More powerful viewing it on the big screen.
Recap of successful event on sexual assault on campus which featured documentary subject Annie Clark. What you can do now to reach and protect more students, parents and grandparents. Awareness is key to fix the system that puts students in such danger in the first place. Mostly but not only females are attacked.
Do you know how unsafe universities are for undergraduates? 1 in 5 undergraduate women are victims of sexual assault on campus. Join us for event on campus assault on Aug 8, 2017. 6:30pm, at NCSU.
Women are on the front-lines of the assault as the Trump administration has moved to slash funding to education, healthcare, research, and environmental protections. Written by two organizers of Women’s March On Raleigh, one of whom is a scientist herself.
The way to equal rights for women is the Equal Rights Amendment. Two of our representatives introduce ERA bills in the NC House and Senate for 2017.
Some pictures showing the diversity and size of the HKonJ march and rally this year. Also a link to the many excellent speeches at the assembly.
Trying to keep track of press coverage of the WMOR during and after the march. Attendance estimates are now up to 40,000 based on people studying and estimating based on pictures of the actual march. Thanks to Sarah Moncelle for putting this together at https://womensmarchonraleigh.org/press/.