FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE From: NC Coalition For CEDAW (Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women) CONTACTS: Melissa Peters, http://www.womennc.org, firstname.lastname@example.org Gailya Paliga, http://www.northcarolinanow.org, email@example.com 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”
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.
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.
How implementing CEDAW locally or nationally can directly impact the everyday lives of countless American women.