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”.
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.
BLOG: The theme for this year’s United Nations International Day of Older Persons on 1st October 2014 is ‘ Leaving No-One Behind; Promoting a Society for All’. Read this blog post from Sheila Eaton – Chairman of our Social & Employment Policy Committee.
BLOG: Independent finance, pensions and annuities expert Dr Ros Altmann, CBE, shares her thoughts on the Chancellor’s abolition of the draconian 55% pension death tax. Read more.
VIDEO: Giving Young Women and Girls a Voice – celebrating the first NCW national writing competition at House of Commons