2015 marks the 120th anniversary of the founding of the National Council of Women.

President Gwenda Nicholas reflects on the passion of our predecessors and the current work of NCW members who are tackling issues such as equal representation in Parliament, the effects of social media on children and domestic violence. Read more >

NCW President Gwenda Nicholas

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”.