NFWI


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NFWI

(in Britain) abbreviation for
National Federation of Women's Institutes
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The NFWI urges WI members to attend routine screening, to take action to raise awareness of the importance of cervical screening and address barriers to attendance to help eradicate cervical cancer.
Ann Jones of the NFWI said: "Historically, the WI was at the frontline of supplying food to a country ravaged by war; but today it is clear that WI members are battling to tackle food insecurity on a very different front - via donations to food banks and soup kitchens.
As part of the celebrations, and to honour the WI's expertise and heritage in baking and cooking, the NFWI launched a competition amongst members to find the best fruitcake recipe.
Fay Mansell, NFWI chair, says: "WI members have a vast amount of experience when it comes to food preservation and making sure nothing goes to waste.
Our president, Caroline Reid, read a letter from NFWI chair, Fay Mansell, which welcomed Hepscott to the WI.
In order to promote well being and alleviate loneliness in these areas the NFWI calls on the government to increase subsidies to enable an adequate provision of services in these areas.
Members were pleased to learn from their delegate to the NFWI Annual meeting in Cardiffthat the resolution about the importance of mental health issues being openly discussed in the same way as physical health issues, which members had debated last month, will be supported by WIs nationally and had a 98% vote in favour.
Speaking in its centenary year, NFWI chair Janice Langley said: "Since the very first WI in 1915, the WI has empowered women to become engaged citizens who are fully involved in all aspects of life and to take an active role influencing communities locally, regionally, and nationally."
The voting slips are to be given to the secretary, Mary Boardman, by January 13, so she can send them to the WI office in Thirsk where they will be forwarded on to the National Federation (NFWI) in London to be counted.
Yesterday, about 4,000 ladies turned out for the annual National Federation of Women's Institute's (NFWI) annual national conference in Cardiff.
Elma Copley reported on her recent visit to the NFWI annual meeting in London.