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Women’s Wellbeing and Arts Packs – Sept to Dec 2020

Women’s Wellbeing and Arts Packs – Sept to Dec 2020

A partnership Project with Space2 with funding by Leeds Inspired What's it all about? In June 2020, Women Friendly Leeds conducted a survey that was designed to learn about the views and experiences of women in Leeds about the disproportionate effects of the COVID-19...

Say No To Islamophobia

Say No To Islamophobia

In our communities, Islamophobia is a daily occurrence for Muslims. We know that Muslim women are disproportionately targeted in Islamophobic attacks but we don't see or hear their voices. From the streets and now to print, Shantona present the stories of British...

Untold Stories of Motherhood

Untold Stories of Motherhood

The following is a guest post from @authenticbrowngirl, who is hosting an event in partnership with Women’s Lives Leeds, Parentification – an honest and authentic conversation about ‘ Untold Stories of Motherhood’. Tickets and more information available here. One of...

#leedsblackwomansays

#leedsblackwomansays

As part of the Women Friendly Leeds commitment to promoting Black voices, we have been sharing quotes from the Black Women of Leeds on our social media accounts. See below for the quotes so far, and keep an eye on our social media as we share more quotes in the future...

Women Friendly Leeds – COVID-19 Survey

Women Friendly Leeds – COVID-19 Survey

Back in June, Women Friendly Leeds sent out a survey to find out how the women of Leeds had been affected by COVID-19. We had a brilliant response, with nearly 1000 of you sharing your experience. We have read through every single answer and are grateful to every...

Dear Future You

Dear Future You

Inspired by the poetics of a letter featured in The Guardian, graphic designer Helen Barlow Scott has curated this digital exhibition of handwritten letters from mothers to their children during lockdown in Leeds. During the creative and cathartic process of writing...

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