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30+

training and events delivered in 2018/2019

90%

of participants from our women's leadership training see themselves as future leaders

£1,453,076

generated for the organisations involved in the Women's Commissioning Support Unit (WCSU) project

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Latest blog posts

  • Marriage and Family Life - Article 16, CEDAW

    Welfare and legal reform are not the only factors in this erosion of women’s rights; a misogynistic hegemony is informing political theory and policy. Read more

  • Equality Before the Law - Article 15, CEDAW

    "If our rights are taken away from us, and we can’t fight on a level playing field to get them restored, then those legal and Convention rights are meaningless. It is vital that individuals and organisation know that they can use this to put pressure on the State for access to equality." Read more

  • Rural Women - Article 14, CEDAW

    Article 14 requires the UK Government to address the particular issues faced by rural women, taking all appropriate measures to ensure the application of CEDAW Read more

Upcoming events

  • Feminist Leadership - London

    Calling women change-makers! This FREE programme will provide you with practical skills in leadership that you will be able to apply in your life, organisation and community. It will train you in identifying social issues and equip you with skills and tools to make real and tangible change. Read more

  • Feminist Leadership (London, 7 February)

    Investigating and exploring what makes a feminist leader of social change, this 1-day training will explore topics related to power, organisational cultures and structures, the relationship between leadership and empowerment, self-care and emotional intelligence. Read more

  • Feminist Leadership - Glasgow

    Calling women change-makers! This FREE programme will provide you with practical skills in leadership that you will be able to apply in your life, organisation and community. It will train you in identifying social issues and equip you with skills and tools to make real and tangible change. Read more

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