Daughters of Eve is a non-profit organisation that works to protect and empower girls and young women who are at risk or affected female genital mutilation (FGM). The organisation was set up by three FGM survivors who saw a gap in services for young British women and girls affected or at risk of FGM and […]
The Million Women Rise (MWR) Coalition is a diverse group of individual women and women representatives from the Voluntary and Community Sector who are united by our outrage at the continued, daily, hourly, minute by minute individual and institutionalised male violence enacted against women worldwide. MWR’s key activity is the organisation of an annual, women-only, […]
Open Clasp Theatre Company exists to empower women, especially the most disempowered, in the North East of England and uses theatre and drama to do this. All of the company’s projects have raised awareness and promoted positive change in relation to violence against women. Open Clasp works directly with female survivors of domestic and sexual […]
I first came across SEEDS in 2010 when on a search for groups who demonstrate innovative ways that survivors work towards ending violence against women and girls. What I loved about SEEDS was the simplicity of their aim: to improve services by learning from survivors experiences. SEEDS members are involved in training, raising awareness, giving […]
“Smile, You’re beautiful” is a peer education group offered through the PEEK Project based in the East End of Glasgow. The peer education group is made up of three local young women who prioritised sexualisation, sexual exploitation and trafficking as the issues they wanted to educate other young women about. They completed confidence building sessions […]
The Feminist Dalit Organisation (FEDO) was established in 1994 by a group of Dalit (low caste) women in Nepal to fight caste and gender discrimination and build a fair and equal society. FEDO promotes the rights of Dalit women and works on issues including health and sanitation, food security, political empowerment and access to justice […]
Ashiana Network empowers South Asian, Turkish and Iranian women who are experiencing domestic violence by providing a culturally sensitive holistic service including advice, support and safe housing, enabling them to make positive and appropriate choices for themselves. This includes two safe houses specifically for women aged 16-25 fleeing forced marriage. They also raise awareness of […]
The Bridge Project aims to bridge the gap between the existing domestic abuse provision and the need for a more inclusive and comprehensive service.
Rape Crisis is a feminist organisation which exists to promote the needs of women and girls who have experienced sexual violence, to improve services to them and to work towards the elimination of sexual violence.
Women Moving Forward are a group of women who campaign for change based upon their experiences of the criminal justice system. Mentored by the organisation Women In Prison, they provide an authentic and challenging voice to policy makers and practitioners that is difficult to ignore.