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Women & Gender Equality


Included below are links to a variety of networks, organisations and publications that you may find of value.  If you are aware of others that you believe would be of benefit, please forward details to:

  • The Fawcett SocietyCampaigns for equality between women and men in the UK on pay, pensions, poverty, justice and politics.
  • STAR ProjectThe STAR Project (Surviving Trauma After Rape) is a free support service for women and men, aged 14 and over, in West Yorkshire and offers counselling, emotional and practical support.
  • Nari EktaA local Asian girl’s/women’s training organisation.
  • WCTSSupports the mental health and emotional well-being of women living in Leeds, prioritising those on a limited income.
  • Women's lives Leeds - Leeds Women’s Aid is the largest women’s charitable organisation in Leeds. They provide a range of services for vulnerable women and families with multiple complex needs.
  • Million Women RiseA coalition of individual women and representatives from the women’s voluntary and community sector which organises an annual national demonstration against male violence that coincides with International Women’s Day.
  • International Women’s DayMarked on March 8th every year, this is a major day of global celebration for the economic, political and social achievements of women.
  • Womens AidA national charity working to end domestic violence against women and children. They support a network of services across the UK.
  • Amazing Women Rock ‘An online community for amazing women (and those who appreciate them)’.
  • Rights of WomenA women’s voluntary organisation committed to informing, educating and empowering women concerning their legal rights.
  • Fatherhood Institute – The UK’s fatherhood think-tank.
  • VITAE Vitae is a national organisation championing the personal, professional and career development of doctoral researchers and research staff in higher education institutions and research institutes.
  • Forward Ladies A business networking organisation for professional women.
  • A Guide for Women in STEM Research shows that women are underrepresented across most technical and scientific fields, including data science. This guide is intended to provide a general background and specific resources for women considering STEM fields.