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, asking for changes to improve the lives of women and girls. Lauren explains that she saw the competition as a gateway enabling her to ask for government action. Read more >
Theresa May, Minister for Women and local MP, at an NCW conference. Many of our branches connect with their local MPs
Aneeta Prem, chair of Freedom Charity, at the NCW conference
Juliet Lyon, NCW competition judge and Director, Prison Reform Trust
Rebecca Stephens, MBE, NCW competition judge and motivational speaker
Intergenerational seminar – listening and discussing
NCWGB President Elsie Leadley with Mary Gaerty, President of Malta NCW at ICW/ ECICW Malta Conference 2014.
Competition winner in the age 13-18 age category, Sofia Grebenkina talking to Panel Chair, Krishnan Guru-Murthy. As part of her prize, she got to ask the first question at the Hansard Society's Young People's Question Time event for Parliament Week.
SpeakOut winner Sofia Grebenkina with competition Judge Maggie Aderin-Pocock at Badminton School where Maggie gave a talk as part of the prize awarded to Sofia as 13 – 18 category winner. Maggie has recently started co-presenting the BBC program “Sky at Night”.
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. Click here to read more.
WOMEN’S BUSINESS COUNCIL ONE YEAR ON: Recently Sheila Eaton, Chair of the NCW Social and Employment Policy Committee, attended the Women’s Business Council One Year On event at the Mansion House in London. Click here to read more.
NEW BLOG: This ‘summit like no other’ convened by Rt Hon William Hague MP, Foreign Secretary and Angelina Jolie, UNHCR Special Envoy of the UN took place at ExCel London in the docklands 10th – 13th June. The NCW delegation joined 1,700 delegates from over 129 countries representing governments, civil society, the military and judiciaries with 8 UN Agency Heads. Click here to read more.
NCW’s ANNUAL CONFERENCE 10th, 11th 12th October. Book now. Click here for booking form.
REVIEW HIGHLIGHTS OF VISIT: ICW-CIF Exec Committee and Regional Councils Meetings in Malta. 27th April – 4th May 2014. Click here to read blog.
VIDEO: Giving Young Women and Girls a Voice – celebrating the first NCW national writing competition at House of Commons