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


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. […]


Marking 43 Years of Roe

Today marks 43 years since the landmark Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion in the United States. Prior to this decision, American women had to traverse a complicated and often dangerous route if they made the decision to terminate an unwanted pregnancy. They may have had to travel long distances and for […]


The Time to Stand Together Has Always Been Now

As we come to the end of another year, we are at a time when many people around the world reflect on what the holiday of Christmas means to them. As the  “War on Christmas” debate takes its usual center stage in the discussion on what Christmas means in America, it seems we may be missing […]

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Notes From a Clinic Escort

Many of us who advocate for women’s access to the full range of reproductive health care options, including abortion care, are acutely aware of the harassment and violence faced not just by the women accessing care at clinics that provide abortions, but also by the staff and volunteers who are providing care and support to […]

NCWU President Tara Romano presenting a timeline on abortion access in NC.

Planned Parenthood Supporters Act!

Member Planned Parenthood South Atlantic kicked off its first Action Forum at UNC Greensboro recently. Look for these action forums, designed to engage PP supporters in the work for reproductive justice, to continue taking place across the state this winter. The below article was written by NCWU VP and PPSAT field organizer Heather Williams. On […]