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Kajal Mavji Varthani Kirupanandam Georgia Rayner Helena Trenkic Jonelle AwomoyiJungsook Kim President ICW Commission on the Status of Women 63rd Session (CSW63), United Nations, New York8-19 March 2019 No less than five members of our 18+ group attended on...read more
Membership Pleasingly, a number of young women have moved from NCYW into full membership of NCW. Their enthusiasm and energy are admirable and encouraging. It is good to report that, thanks to the initiative of NCW member Jill Rogers, we have the prospect...read more
There has been widespread satisfaction in the first successful prosecution last month of a perpetrator of female genital mutilation, when a mother was convicted of cutting her three- year-old daughter in 2017. Lynette Woodrow from the Crown Prosecution...read more
Publicity Please don’t forget that we have new leaflets available for recruitment purposes (contact Sheila in the office for copies).read more
Early in February the President and Immediate Past President attended a meeting in London of the Six-O group, a twice-yearly get-together of the six leading women’s organisations in the UK: the British Federation of Women Graduates; Business and...read more
CONFERENCE 2018 the President’s Report: NCWGB held its annual conference on October 5-7 at the Royal Station Hotel in Newcastle upon Tyne, and it was a pleasure to meet so many members, and to see the National Council of Women at its most active. It was a...read more
From Jung Sook Kim, President of ICW to mark International Women’s Day 2018 Theme for International Women’s Day (IWD) as set out by UN Women, “Time is Now: rural and urban activists transforming women’s lives,” the International Council of Women (ICW-CIF)...read more
CELEBRATING 100 YEARS OF VOTES FOR WOMEN NCW played a small part in the suffrage campaign. Millicent Fawcett was an NCW member and gave a paper at the first NCW conference in 1895 entitled ‘The Probable Effect on the Position of Women of Granting Them the...read more
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NCW Elects a new President At the Annual General Meeting on October 8, at Leamington Spa, Gwenda Nicholas, who has so ably steered the National Council of Women GB for the last three years, handed over the chain of office to her successor, Dr Andrena Telford. Andrena...read more
NFU Rural Broadband and Mobile phone coverage survey The NFU, one of our affiliated organisations, is the voice of British farming and provides professional representation and services to its farmer and grower members. Access to Broadband and Mobile...read more
THE ISTANBUL CONVENTION RATIFIED IN APRIL 2017 The “Istanbul Convention” is a Council of Europe Convention adopted by the meeting of the Council in Istanbul in April 2011. It is a pan-European treaty aimed at stamping out violence against women. The treaty sets...read more
International News May 2017 REPORT ON NCWGB’S DELEGATION TO U.N. COMMISSION ON STATUS OF WOMEN CSW61 - NEW YORK, MARCH 2017 THEME: ‘WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT IN THE CHANGING WORLD OF WORK’ NCWGB accredited a delegation of 8 members to attend this commission. Two further...read more
NCW Conference 2015 - 02 from TaylorKerek on Vimeo.read more
Love and support to the family and friends of Jo Cox MP from every member of the National Council of Women. The tragic loss of a young wife and mother is devastating but her commitment to a life of public service will continue to be an inspiration. Her work for...read more
Cosima Schenk, President of the European Centre of the National Council of Women has sent this message to Council in Belgium.
"On behalf of the ECICW Board I shall convey to you our condolences for the terrible attacks perpetrated in Brussels. All European citizens are concerned and our convictions that a better society for all consists in a living together in a spirit of tolerance and...read more
International Women’s Day, which originated in 1909, celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women around the world. The National Council of Women is pleased to share with you this statement for International Women’s Day sent to us from...read more
On November 24th, students from JFS, Notting Hill and Ealing High, RMS Rickmansworth and the host school, Northwood College, came together for an afternoon seminar. They were introduced to the Bill of Rights for Women and Girls which the UK Government signed up to 28...read more
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