National Council of Women News and Talking Points

Giving Women a Voice

Message from ICW President for International Women’s Day

Message from ICW President for International Women’s Day

From Jungsook Kim, President of ICW to mark International Women’s Day 2021 ICW-CIF Statement to Commemorate the International Women’s Day March 8, 2021 The International Council of Women (ICW-CIF) wholeheartedly embraces the theme for International Women’s Day, 2021...

read more

2020 Resolutions

Four Resolutions were passed at the 2020 AGM, on the following topics. These Resolutions have been put forward by our members and have now been issued to the Government. Climate Change Urgent UK Ratification of the Istanbul Convention Overseas Aid Research,...

read more

CORONAVIRUS: A MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT

CORONAVIRUS: A MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT   As with other organisations, and the population as a whole, NCW members and branches find themselves having to adapt to very different and very restrictive circumstances. My first wish is that you all stay safe, along with...

read more

2019 Resolutions

2019 Resolutions passed at Conference 2019 (Leamington Spa) and ratified at the AGM Title of Resolution: CONSISTENCY IN RECYCLING PROCEDURES: THE NEED FOR A MANDATE FROM THE GOVERNMENT: Given the differences in recycling procedures not only throughout the UK but also...

read more
NCW’s delegation to CSW63 at the United Nations March 2019

NCW’s delegation to CSW63 at the United Nations March 2019

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
Young Women Membership

Young Women Membership

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

Progress on FGM

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

Six-O

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 – President’s Report

CONFERENCE 2018 – President’s Report

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
Message from ICW President for International Women’s Day

Message from ICW President for International Women’s Day

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
Celebrate 100 years of Votes for Women

Celebrate 100 years of Votes for Women

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

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...

read more

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...

read more

THE NATIONAL COUNCIL OF WOMEN GREAT BRITAIN Administrative Office: 81 Bondgate, Darlington, Co. Durham, DL3 7JT. Tel: 01325 367375
Registered Charity No 1001015. Registered in England and Wales. No. 502692. Company limited by guarantee. No. 502692.
Registered Office: 36 Danbury Street, London, N1 8JU. NCW has special consultative status at the United Nations.