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


Will You Bring Your Voice to the NCGA on Women’s Advocacy Day? Some Tips

Many of you have said you will be joining us at Women’s Advocacy Day in Raleigh this Tuesday, April 21 to bring your voices to the NC General Assembly and to the policy table. Thank you! Your voices and experiences are vital to developing the society we want to see, one in which we all have […]

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NC Women United Statement on Playing Politics with the Lives of Human Trafficking Victims

We were proud to stand with members NARAL Pro-Choice NC and NC NOW yesterday to take a stand on what true support for victims of human trafficking looks like – an offering of non-judgmental programs and services based on the needs of the survivors, not the ideology of those providing the support.  While the faith […]


Women’s Advocacy Day, Take 2

Why are women bringing their voices to Women’s Advocacy Day? Access to health care; voting rights; reproductive health and freedom; a living wage; accessible childcare; paid family leave; early education; support for caregivers…..the reasons are as numerous as there are women.  Our common thread is that we trust women to make the choices and decisions […]


A Day at the NCGA

As you know, we had to cancel our Women’s Advocacy Day last month due to an unexpected batch of North Carolina snow.  While it wasn’t a snowstorm on par with what the Northeast experienced this past winter, it was enough to curtail bus service, cancel schools and give pause to drivers around the state, especially those […]


Accountability and Implementation: Lessons Learned from the 59th Annual Commission on the Status of Women

Author: Isabella Higgins, NCWU Intern In March 2014 I attended the United Nations’ 58th annual Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) as a WomenNC CSW Fellow. During my weeklong trip NGOs from around the world inspired me as I heard about their work addressing issues such as girls’ access to education, and maternal health; […]