Here is the report following the AGM in Cardiff in June. Aside from the official report, I'd just say that I had the most amazing time meeting so many lovely ladies, hearing the fantastic speakers and singing Jerusalem with more than 4000 women! I would absolutely say if you get the chance to go one year then do so. I am already looking forward to next year's.
Attendees voted in a near landslide for mental health awareness with 5945 voting for and 103 against giving it a 98% majority.
1 in 4 people will suffer an episode of mental illness in their life but 75% of people do not get access to the care they need. Those who do get help it can be a wait of 1-4 years to get access to that help.
The flowers on display this year we’re the colours if the suffrage movement in honor of the 100 year anniversary this year.
This year the number of WI members stands at 200,000 and 63 new WIs were formed this year.
This year marks 100 years of WI campaigns. The first was in 1918 and was in support of the supply for more supported housing.