Advocacy

WomenNC advocates for the support of women’s human rights in terms of its mission statement.

About WomenNC – Summary

Legislation

1. Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW)

2. Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)
3. Elimination of Human Trafficking
4. Equal Rights Amendment (ERA)

Collaboration with Other Organizations on Women Related Issues
American Assoc. of University Women (AAUW) InterAct of Wake County
Maya Angelou Intl. Women’s Health Center – Winston Salem NC Coalition Against Sexual Assault (NCCASA)
NC Women United (NCWU) Partners Against Human Trafficking (PATS)
Pretty and Pink Foundation United Nations Assoc. – Wake County (UNA-Wake)
UNWomen – NC Chapter Women’s Human Rights Intl. Assoc. (WHRIA)
Community Impact

1. Organizing Symposiums and Speaking Engagements to Educate People in NC on Global and Local Status of Women

  • Since 2009 presented to thousands of people at events such as …
AAUW Convention Cary Rotary Club
Church Women United Intl. Lecture Series at Meredith
Maya Angela Intl. Women Health Conf. NC Assoc. of Women Attorneys (NCAWA)
NC Council for Women NOW Convention
NC Universities (NC Central, Meredith, NCSU, UNC-CH, Shaw) Soroptimist International
TedExNCSU UNA-Wake
UN Women Women Business Owners Network (WBON)
and many more…

2. International Film screenings

3. Media Interviews or Articles on Women Related Issues

BOOM! CarolinaWomen (under Organization tab)
INDYWeek News & Observer
Shaw University radio station St. Augustine’s Radio Show
Triangle Events Magazine UNC-TV
WRAL – Tarheel Talk
and many more…

4. Social Media

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