A third of female undergraduate UNC students reported sexual assault, and 9% of them had been drugged before they were assaulted, according to a survey by the Association of American Universities. State laws must be improved to prosecute these crimes, and universities must do more. An Equal Rights Amendment would help long term.
Join us for the 2019 NC NOW state conference in Charlotte NC on 11/9/19. Our theme is The Time For Justice is NOW. Rep. Deb Butler is our keynote speaker! We’ll have a full day conference on Saturday. Join us also Friday night, 11/8/19, if you can for networking and fun at dinner and Open Mic!
Quotes from some of the speakers and performers at the 2019 Raleigh Women’s March. Such impressive speakers and would prefer to be able to capture each speech, but here are some pearls of wisdom.
Thousands gathered at the NC Legislative Building and in Halifax Mall for the 2019 Raleigh Women’s March on Saturday, January 26, 2019. Summary of event with theme, speakers, performers, signs and more.
Information about upcoming events in Raleigh – mid January through end of February. Join us at one or all! There are 3 big march events scheduled in this one month period – MLK March, Raleigh Women’s March and Rally and the HKonJ March and Rally.
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.
2019 Women’s March plans around NC. 4 marches and a bus! Dates vary but all are in January. Allows you opportunities to attend one or more of the women’s marches.
NC NOW Newsletter for February and March 2018 includes stories of how people in Fayetteville got that untested rape kit inventory done across NC (with Fayetteville NOW’s help), some events around the state (Trauma to Prison Pipeline Report, Title IX at FSU, more), national events on #EnoughIsEnough and the next US Supreme Court case, NIFLA v. Becerra, on what CPCs can say in California. Currently CPCs need to tell the truth in California, and the National Institute of Family and Life Advocates are suing to change that!
Attorney Patricia Bradley gave the Fayetteville NOW chapter wonderful insight into the many ways the comprehensive federal law Title IX protects against discrimination, how the reporting and prosecuting systems work, and actions we can take.
The NC Legislature reconvened, and legislators lost no time ramming through complex, multi-issue legislation with almost no discussion. How the NCGA is operating in general (in darkness). Breakdown of what is going on with redistricting maps and judge. Why people are upset with House Bill 90.