Thursday, October 25, 2012

Members of the Conservative Womens Organisation led a meeting of women activists and politicians in Westminster this week with the Global Justice Centre team from the US, to discuss the way in which US law in particular defines gender equality rights very narrowly, including the exclusion of abortion laws from equality scrutiny.

This has a major effect on the treatment of women raped during conflict, and we are have formulated a plan to encourage our Government to add their voice to enforce international humanitarian law and making Security Council Resolutions, such as those that address gender parity in peacekeeping and rape as a weapon of war, legally enforceable rights. Want to know more? Contact us, and take a look at the GJC website

Wednesday, October 03, 2012

CWO at Conservative Party Conference 2012

Please find below our invitation to join the Conservative Women’s Organisation at our Fringes at the Conservative Party Conference October 7 – October 10.

Also we can be found on Stand P29/P30 in the Party Zone Hall 3 of the ICC

We look forward to meeting and seeing you there.

Katy Bourne

Dates for your diary:

The Evolving Workplace
Monday 12.30-14.00 in the Hyatt Regency -Scherzo. Speakers Helen Grant MP (Chair), Marina Yannakoudakis MEP and Cllr Katharine Harborne- Richmond Borough Council, Dr Isabella Moore CBE, Women's Enterprise Policy Group.

Celebrating Women in The Party and Beyond
Monday 17.30-19.00 in the Hyatt Regency- Fortissimo with Action Aid UK and Dods. Speakers Katy Bourne CWO Chairman (Chair), Richard Miller Exec.Director Action Aid UK, Margot James MP, Melanie Ward, Head of Public Affairs, Action Aid

Growing A Better Future for Women
Tuesday 12.30-14.00 in the ICC Hall 6 with Oxfam. Speakers Katy Bourne  CWO Chairman (Chair), Penny Lawrence, International Director, Oxfam, Jeremy Lefroy MP International Development Select Committee, Anna Swaithes, Head of Water & Food Security Policy SAB Miller..

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