Here are some recent articles that may interest you on the topics of a military #metoo movement, murder of Breonna Taylor, how Campus Rape is now easier to get away with due to bad changes to rules of Title IX, how Covid-19 is Seriously Impacting Women’s Reproductive Health, and more.
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!
Women have been working to get equal rights in the United States for 170 years! Too many people don’t realize women don’t have equal rights. Why is ERA catching fire now? What will it do for women and families? How can you help? North Carolina women are pushing now and pushing hard! Learn more and join the effort! Alyssa Milano is in!
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.
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.
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.
NC NOW legislative update #6 includes damage from the Trump administration’s new interpretation of Title IX, lawsuit updates, and bill tracking. Topics of bills include 3 interfering with access to abortion, multiple bills on HB2, two on ERA, and bills to raise the minimum wage. More than 2/3 of minimum wage workers are women in NC.