National Council of Women News and Talking Points

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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 Committees,...

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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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UK Government and UNICEF host GIRL SUMMIT

Jan Leventhall, NCW's delegate at Girl Summit 2014, reports on the positive steps being taken as a result of the summit. The summit was convened to highlight issues with worldwide Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM) and Child Early Forced Marriage (CEFM) and was...

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NCW continues to engage with young women

Lauren Williams, the winner for Wales of NCW’s Speakout competition giving girls and young women a voice is looking forward to working with us to further her concerns about the implementation of equal pay for women. The competiton asked for proposals to Government,...

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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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BFWG Research Presentations Day highlights Video

We are delighted to be showcasing the Research Presentations Day highlights video from our affiliate, the British Federation of Women Graduates. The event took place at their HQ earlier this month, and featured 8 researchers who shared their studies on wide ranging...

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