National Council of Women News and Talking Points

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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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“Energising the Future”

At NCW’s annual conference, held in York 10th – 12th October four important resolutions were debated and passed and will now be taken forward to Government. Thorium We want Government to invest significantly more on nuclear fission research, especially that involving...

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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...

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Chancellor abolishes draconian 55% pension death tax

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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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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