News from our National Councils
"Pregnancy and maternity, how to guarantee the autonomy of decision of women today in Belgium?" Conseil des Femmes Francophones de Belgique (CFFB) - 9 March 2023
On the occasion of the International Women’s Rights Day, the Ethics Commission of the Council of French-speaking Women of Belgium, in partnership with the Centre d’Action Laïque, the ECICW and with the support of Equal.brussels, is organizing a conference on the theme: “Pregnancies and maternity, how to guarantee the autonomy of decision of women today in Belgium?
NCWNZ events for International Women Day - 8 March 2023
130 years ago, Aotearoa New Zealand shaped the world as the first country to grant women the right to vote. New Zealand’s world leadership in women’s suffrage then became a central part of its image. New Zealand became influential trail-blazers to the rest of the world, bringing a strong, unified and collective voice to women on a global scale. The 130th anniversary alongside International Women’s Day serves as an opportunity to honour those who made this happen, reflect on the progress that has been made and the work that still needs to be done.
Bringin the CSW Home : A Celebration of International Women’s Day (NCWC) - 1 and 2 March 2023
The National Council of Women of Canada partnered with the Business and Professional Women of Montreal to ‘bring CSW home’. We have set aside two hours on two days, March 01 and 02, to virtually bring together various levels of government, diplomats, academics, and women from national and international CSOs to address the challenges faced by women and girls focusing on the priority theme of “innovation and technological change, and education in the digital age for achieving gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls” and the review theme of “challenges and opportunities in achieving gender equality and the empowerment of rural women and girls” which was the agreed upon resolution of CSW62.
History of female activism, women’s social movements and protest in 19th and 20th century Ireland and Britain (NCWGB) - 1 March 2023
Join this zoom talk to find out the history of female activism, women’s social movements and protest in nineteenth and twentieth century Ireland and Britain.
Caitríona Beaumont is a Professor of Social History at London South Bank University, UK. Her research focuses on the history of female activism, women’s social movements and protest in nineteenth
The National Plan to End Violence against Women and Children 2022-2032 [Key NCWA Priority] - November 2022
On 17 October 2022, the Australian, state and territory governments released the National Plan to End Violence against Women and Children 2022–2032 (National Plan).
The National Plan is the overarching national policy framework that will guide actions towards ending violence against women and children over the next 10 years.
It highlights how all parts of society, including governments, businesses and workplaces, media, schools and educational institutions, the family, domestic and sexual violence sector, communities and all individuals, must work together to achieve the shared vision of ending gender-based violence in one generation.