Diversity and difference

More young women than ever now call themselves feminists – Young Women’s Trust

Nearly 70 percent of young women aged 18-24 call themselves feminist and say that sexism is a major problem in the UK, according to new research by Young Women’s Trust.

The annual poll also revealed one in 10 young women took part in a protest or other form of activism in the last year, indicating a rise in civil and political protesting among those who feel ignored by decision makers.

International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women marks start of 16 Days of Activism

The International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women marks the beginning of the 16 Days of Activism.

The #16Days is an annual international campaign that kicks off on 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and runs until 10 December, Human Rights Day. 

Self Care Week: top tips for looking after your emotional well-being from the Children's Society

Today is the beginning of Self Care Week, an opportunity to raise awareness of the importance of looking after your self, both physically and mentally. Liz Inchley, an occupational therapy student at Pause in Birmingham, shares her top tips for looking after your own emotional well-being. 

Celebrating the #PowerOfYouth this #iwillWeek 18-24th November 2019

Join in by:

  • Sharing blogs and vlogs from senior leaders and young women
  • ‘Going undercover’ on a social action visit
  • Sharing case studies
  • Profiling young trustees and youth advisory panels
  • Hosting listening events with young women
  • Co-producing celebration events with young women
  • Asking a young woman to takeover your social media
  • Taking part in our 5 Day Challenge
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