SHINING A LIGHT ON WOMEN’S INEQUALITIES
THIS IS OUR NORMAL
We are shining a light on equality issues affecting women and girls in Leeds today. Our four priorities are healthcare, wellbeing, employability and voice and influence. Take a look below to find out more and see how you can get involved with our work women across the city to address inequalities in these areas.
Click here to find out about the work Women Friendly Leeds are doing to address healthcare inequalities for women in our city. This includes our survey findings on how Leeds women had been affected by Covid-19.
Click here to find out about the work Women Friendly Leeds are doing to address employment inequalities for women in our city.
Click here to find out more about how Women Friendly Leeds are working to support women’s wellbeing and mental health in Leeds.
Voice and Influence
Click here to find out more about how Women Friendly Leeds are working with women across the city to get their voices heard on issues that matter to them. This page also includes information on how you can get involved in our campaigns and have your say.
Our campaign materials, designed with one of our Ambassadors, are available here to download. This includes printable posters and graphics for social media on our four priority areas.
Please feel free to use these when sharing information about our campaign and publicising our safety survey.
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