National Council of Women News and Talking Points

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NCW Elects a new President

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...

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NFU Rural Broadband and Mobile phone coverage survey

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...

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THE ISTANBUL CONVENTION RATIFIED IN APRIL 2017

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...

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WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT IN THE CHANGING WORLD OF WORK

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...

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Condolences: Jo Cox MP

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...

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Statement to mark Human Rights Day, 10th December 2015

Human Rights Day commemorates the day in 1948 when the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The National Council of Women warmly supports this statement sent to us from the International Council of Women of which we are a...

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Statement to mark Human Rights Day, 10th December 2015

Human Rights Day commemorates the day in 1948 when the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The National Council of Women warmly supports this statement sent to us from the International Council of Women of which we are a...

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Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Seminar

This ‘significant NCYW moment’ was the first ever 18+ event, organised by NCYW Standing Committee member, Charlotte Kitchen. It took place at Stephenson College, University of Durham, Stockton Campus on 29 April 2015.  The choice of venue ensured that the audience was...

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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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Pensions in 2015

Blog: NCW Honorary Associate Dr. Ros Altmann CBE, is an independent expert on consumer finance, pensions, retirement, care funding and economic policy. She advises governments, corporations and industry bodies and was recently appointed as the UK Government’s Older...

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"Strictly Democracy"

NCW President Gwenda Nicholas, a judge at Parliament Week event “Strictly Democracy”, sponsored by the British Federation of Women Graduates and held at the London HQ of the Rotary club, commented “It was a challenging but rewarding task, judging such inspiring...

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