PENSION CHANGES: The Chancellor has swept away decades of restrictions and opened the way for more freedom and choice.
Essential advice on your pension for 2015 from finance and pensions expert Dr. Ros Altmann, the Government’s champion for older workers and an honorary associate of NCW. 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”.
EVENT: What’s good about being a girl? The National Council of Young Women Interschool/Intergenerational Seminar took place in Parliament Week at Bulwell Academy in Nottingham. Find out what students had to say about the big issues facing women today. Read more.
UPDATE: NCW President Gwenda Nicholas was a judge at the Parliament Week event “Strictly Democracy”, sponsored by the British Federation of Women Graduates and held at the London HQ of the Rotary club. Read more
UPDATE: NCW members encouraged to shape priorities on gender equality: NCW President Gwenda Nicholas calls on members to complete a Government Equalities Office survey which will influence UK priorities for women and girls. Read more.
UPDATE: “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. Click here to read more.
VIDEO: Giving Young Women and Girls a Voice – celebrating the first NCW national writing competition at House of Commons
- NCW welcomes news that an Egyptian court convicts doctor of manslaughter after a 13 yr old girl dies following an illegal FGM procedure.,
- NCW warmly congratulates Bishop #LibbyLane who has been ordained in York Minster, the first female bishop in the Church of England.,