National Council of Women Events

Giving Women a Voice

NCW marks it's 120th year: a message from the President

President Gwenda Nicholas reflects on the key issues that the NCW is actively engaged in, as well as the work being done by NCW members around the country. 2015 was the 120th anniversary of the founding of the National Council of Women.  We salute the passion of our...

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Seminar: What’s good about being a girl?

The National Council of Young Women Interschool/Intergenerational Seminar took place in Parliament week on November 18th 2014 at Bulwell Academy, Nottingham. NCW President Gwenda Nicholas reports on the event. “So much has been achieved, so much still needs to be...

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Energising the Future at the NCWGB annual conference

The National Council of Women of Great Britain's Annual Conference in York is being held from 10th - 12th October, 2014 on the theme: “Energising the Future” Have you booked your place yet? On Friday, we will be speed networking with the Policy & Standing Committees,...

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Sunday 21 September – International Day of Peace

International Council of Women (ICW) peace statement: In 2014, it is poignant that we commemorate the start of the first World War in 1914, with all its suffering and horrors. Yet, a century on, we still have so many current conflict zones around the globe, which are...

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Mülheim Deutscher Frauenring Visit to Darlington NCW

Eight members from Mülheim DFR have now been for their visit to Darlington NCW. It was an enjoyable few days, being able to renew acquaintances, show them parts of our beautiful and interesting country and exchange ideas and information. Food ranged from eating at the...

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NCW at Women’s Business Council One Year On Event

Recently Sheila Eaton, Chairman of the NCW Social and Employment Policy Committee, attended the Women’s Business Council One Year On event at the Mansion House in London. The Women’s Business Council [WBC] is an independent group that was set up by the Government in...

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Leaders of the Future: #SpeakOut Competition Celebration

If you could change one thing in Britain - be the person to make a difference in government policy and help girls and women of the nation - what would it be? That was the question put to young women like Chloe Hill and Sofia Grebenkina, two of the winners of our...

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National Council of Young Women

Another successful intergenerational seminar, based at Nottingham Girls’ High School, with other schools attending, was held on Monday 3rd March. The theme Troubled and Troublesome Teenagers, led by Janet Crowe, Deputy Director and Rebecca Nadin, both of the Prison...

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NCW Newsletter

The latest issue can be downloaded here. This includes: NCW Competition, 'Giving Girls and Young Woman a Voice' Conference Latest Woman in Sport Women in Science National Council of Young Women Latest UN update from our NCW Delegate Talking Justice with Affiliate...

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NCW Newsletter

NCW News is published four times a year. The latest issue can be downloaded here. This includes: Police and Crime Commissioners vote on 15 November 2012; keeping Violence against Women High Profile Family Planning Summit in London: Melinda Gates funds birth control...

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NEW YEAR BIRTHDAY HONOURS

NCW President Sheila Eaton on behalf of members warmly congratulates those who received recognition in the Queen's Birthday Honours. She would particularly like to mention: Joan Ruddock MP, an Honorary Associate of NCW, who is appointed Dame Commander of the Order of...

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Latest edition of Newsletter

The Newsletter includes Seminar: Where has the care gone from the caring professions? NCW's part in the history of women in the police force Do we need a UK Bill of Rights? NCW consults members NCYW Viewpoint - young women report on seminar Support for women in...

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NCW Annual Conference

"Best conference in years", say members. Nottingham October 2011 President Sheila Eaton comments "The theme Equality and the Empowerment of Women was so appropriate for this significant year for women, with the centenary of International Women's Day and the formation...

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HELP VULNERABLE WOMEN IN THE JUSTICE SYSTEM!

Women not mentioned in the Reform bill currently before Parliament. Urgent action needed! At NCW's Annual Conference in October, delegates voted unanimously for a resolution, presented by NCW Affiliate, the Prison Reform Trust. Too many vulnerable women are...

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NCW LOOKS FORWARD!

A NEW OPTION FOR THE ENERGY CRISIS! - THE SUPERGRID! At their recent Conference, NCW members heard of another option available for the energy crisis facing us. Despite present financial difficulties, our country needs to increase its supply of renewable energies and...

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