WomenNC scholars from UNC-CH, Duke, NC State and NC Central participated in the third of a series of workshops in their Juanita M. Bryant CSW Leadership Training Program on advocacy. Scholars learned strategies for effective advocacy and got paired up with advocates with subject matter expertise in their areas of research to promote tangible and practical solutions to address gender disparities.
Topics of research included:
- Enhancing health outcomes of pregnant women and their children in Eastern NC;
- Improving the reentry experiences of formerly incarcerated women
- Improving the girl’s educational environments though foci on fair and appropriate dress codes
- Reducing menstrual stigma in the K-12 setting.