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, [...]

What’s new with peer support in your city

It’s been a busy period for all things peer support… At Women’s Lives Leeds (WLL) we have recently published an online peer support toolkit, exploring the pros and cons of moving to remote peer [...]

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 [...]

The Menopause Cafe

By Emily Turner, VOICES Co-ordinator 04.03.20 I arrived at the menopause café in Bramley not really knowing what to expect. Turning 40 this month, in terms of having a personal experience with [...]

The Effects of COVID-19 for Women

A thank you from Women’s Lives Leeds…

On Thursday 5th March 2020 over 90 women who have used Women’s Lives Leeds services, joined us at for a jam-packed day of talks, workshops and networking! The aim of the event was to mark [...]

COVID-19 Update: Women’s Lives Leeds Position Statement and Changes to Services

Celebrating local women on International Women’s Day 2020

Thursday 5th March 2020 – 10am to 2pm Expect inspiring talks from local women, comedy, freebies and fun activities around activism, upcycling and self-care. This special IWD event has been [...]

Third Sector Briefing Slides

In partnership with Leeds City Council, Leeds Public Health, Leeds Beckett University and Third Sector Leeds, the Leeds Women and Girls Hub hosted a briefing followed by a workshop for Third [...]

Leeds to become UK’s First Women Friendly City

After recent speculation and coverage, Women’s Lives Leeds are excited to confirm the upcoming launch of Women Friendly Leeds. Women’s Lives Leeds, a consortium of 11 women’s and girl’s [...]