Women and health

Life-Changing & Life-Saving: Funding for the women’s sector

This is a report about the status of funding for the women’s sector. It sets out the case for specialist women’s organisations, identifies their current sources
of funding and explores the challenges that they face in terms of financial sustainability. The report explores recent changes in the funding landscape for voluntary organisations, including the shi to commissioning of services, the impact of austerity on the demand for support services and on funding available, and the likely impact that Brexit is going to have on the women’s sector. 

Looking for contributions to Tyneside Festival of Women

Are you or your organisation planning an event or activity related to Girls and Women? Perhaps you have an idea related to International Women's Day 2019? Tyne and Wear Archives and Museums' 'Women of Tyneside' project are hosting a Festival of Women and are inviting organisations to share their events and activities so they can promote and celebrate collaboratively through a printed programme whihc will be distributed across Tyneside.

Women's Mental Health Taskforce report

The Women’s Mental Health Taskforce – chaired by Minister Jackie Doyle-Price and Katharine Sacks-Jones, Chief Executive of women’s charity Agenda – has set out its key principles for gender and trauma-informed care in its final report. The taskforce was set up in 2017 to tackle evidence of deteriorating mental health among women and poor outcomes experienced by those using support services.

Women's Gardening in Elswick Park

Women only
Every Tuesday - Term time only

Come along to this relaxed and informal session and learn all about growing your own healthy organic fruit and vegetables and flowers in our community garden in Elswick Park.

This is a great opportunity to develop your gardening skills as well as feeling healthier working in the great outdoors! There are also opportunities to get involved with Edible Elswick events on local estates and in the park.

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