Who We Are

NC Women United (NCWU) is a coalition of progressive organizations and individuals working to achieve the full political, social, and economic equality of all women across North Carolina. NCWU works to build women’s power through grassroots activism, community organizing, legislative advocacy, and engagement in the political process. Learn more


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HB2 – North Carolina Surely is Better than This

Within the space of just over 48 hours last week, the NC General Assembly called a special session, introduced, “debated” (including a whole 30 minutes of public comment), and passed into law a reprehensible, discriminatory and disenfranchising piece of legislation. And despite any initial objections the Governor may have said he had, he quickly signed it […]


Discrimination is Never the Answer to Sexual Violence

As the North Carolina General Assembly still debates whether or not they should step in to overturn a local ordinance (because that is something supporters of “small government” somehow think is in line with that philosophy), we want to reiterate our belief that discrimination against any one group of people ultimately makes us less safe as a […]

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Pro-choice Supporters Energized Despite Divided Court on Abortion Case

Members NARAL Pro-choice NC and Planned Parenthood South Atlantic brought supporters from the Triangle to the steps of the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) on March 02 to rally for abortion rights for all women. The SCOTUS was hearing oral arguments in Whole Women’s Health vs Hellerstedt, the case challenging TX’s recent restrictions […]


NC Women United Joins the HKonJ March for Social Justice

By: Bronwen Wade, NCWU Board Member February 13th marked the 10th annual HKonJ (Historic Thousands on Jones Street) March.  NC Women United joined hundreds of NAACP branches and social justice organizations to rally in front of the Memorial Auditorium in Raleigh and march to the State Capitol building.  We were there to represent the fight […]


Roe V. Wade at 43: We Must Not Go Back into the Shadows

The below article, written by NCWU President Tara Romano, was originally published at member NC Policy Watch’s Progressive Voices blog.  January 22 commemorated the 43rd anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion in America. This decision, in the Texas case of Roe v. Wade, certainly did not introduce abortion to American women. […]