As part of the Women Friendly Leeds commitment to promoting Black voices, we have been sharing quotes from the Black Women of Leeds on our social media accounts. See below for the quotes so far, [...]

Women Friendly Leeds Statement on the Managed Approach

The Women Friendly Leeds movement believes all women and girls have the right to their view and to express it. We know that women and girls have different views and opinions on a range of issues, [...]

Women Friendly Leeds – COVID-19 Survey

Back in June, Women Friendly Leeds sent out a survey to find out how the women of Leeds had been affected by COVID-19. We had a brilliant response, with nearly 1000 of you sharing your [...]

Statement on Leeds Libraries Drag Queen Story Hour Event.

Women’s Lives Leeds, the alliance of women’s and girls’ organisations behind Women Friendly Leeds, are disappointed in the reaction to Leeds City Council postponing Drag Queen Story Hour event, [...]


  5 service users took part in the recruitment process for Community Development and Complex Needs Workers. 50% of women who showed an interest in participating in the recruitment process [...]


January – Nari Ekta commenced the second cohort of their peer support project February – Recruitment of WLL Sex Worker Inclusion & Participation Worker job role, with Basis service [...]


Sept/Oct- Nari Ekta started their first pilot peer support project and co-produced a Peer Support Toolkit with WLL’s peer support development worker March Leeds Peer Support Network – Next [...]


2 WLL advisory board members and 6 WLL staff and volunteers completed peer support training ran by Leeds Mind. This led to 4 initiating peer support activities and supported two people already [...]

Service User Involvement

Dear Future You

Inspired by the poetics of a letter featured in The Guardian, graphic designer Helen Barlow Scott has curated this digital exhibition of handwritten letters from mothers to their children during [...]