Winners, judges and sponsors of our competition, Giving Young Women and Girls a Voice, gathered at the House of Commons on 24th March to celebrate. Competition entrants had answered the question: ‘If you could influence Government to take action on one issue to improve the lives of women and girls, what would it be?’ National winners Chloe Hill and Sofia Grebenkina were among those who gave impressive and inspiring speeches. 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
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.
A Prestigious International Council of Women Conference in Malta
The President and members of NCWGB are to attend the International Council of Women [ICW] Conference in Malta from 27TH April to 4th May 2014; the theme of the conference is ‘Caring for Women is Caring for the World’. NCW is affiliated to the ICW which has a membership of 68 countries worldwide and also the European Centre of ICW [ECICW] with 24 member countries. This year is particularly important because Malta celebrates its 50 Anniversary.
The NCWGB set up the National Council in Malta 50 years ago, at the time when Malta was gaining independence. NCW are therefore given a special position at their Anniversary events and will be making a small presentation to them on this Anniversary.
There will be a report of the event later.