Welcome to NCWO!

The National Council of Women's Organizations (NCWO) is a non-partisan network of over 200 organizations representing more than 12 million women. Affiliates, which include America's leading women's research, service and advocacy groups, are diverse and their platforms vary. All, however, work for women's equal participation in the economic, social and political life of our country and the world. Our numbers are the critical force that gives NCWO its power and strength. In addition to organizational members, NCWO welcomes individual members.


Stop Online Violence Campaign

Join Us in our new campaign to Stop Online Violence Against Women!





Current Updates

NCWO is sorry to hear about the passing of incredible activist Betty H. Feldmann on August 10, 2013. We join her friends and family in celebrating the wonderful contributions she made to the world and encourage you to do the same.



On February 14, 2013, NCWO stood up against violence against women. DC Rising, an event planned in conjunction with V-Day's One Billion Rising events throughout the world, brought hundreds of people to Farragut Square in Washington, DC. Click the photo below to see pictures from this incredible, inspiring event.

DC Rising, 2/14/13 


Signature Programs

New Faces, More Voices is a summer leadership training institute offered to interns from member organizations.
To learn more click here.
NCWO Listserv provides regular email updates to all affiliates. Go to listserv.
Bi-Monthly Meetings,
Affiliates are welcome to make brief presentations on current issues and guest speakers are invited to speak.
Job Board is where affiliates can post jobs that are open, as well as internships and volunteer opportunities.
Task Forces Our task forces carry out NCWO's policy agenda. Each task force brings together leading women's experts on that subject for strategy and policy discussions.

NCWO's Policy Agenda

NCWO is committed to building a society free from inequality, discrimination, and oppression. We support programs and policies that address the economic, legal, social, and physical well-being of women and girls across the lifespan. We focus on issues that impact women and their families: from workplace and economic equity to international development; from affirmative action and Social Security to the women's vote; and from education issues to health challenges.

NCWO Events

Event Calendar


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