Untold stories about Motherhood

The following is a guest post from @authenticbrowngirl, who is hosting an event in partnership with Women’s Lives Leeds, Parentification – an honest and authentic conversation about ‘ [...]


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, [...]

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 [...]

Online Support and Groupwork, and tips for thriving in difficult times

Women Friendly Leeds speaks to Harpy Magazine

“We just want more women to lead safer, healthier, more fulfilled, and equal lives.” Read Harpy’s interview with Co-Ordinator Emily here.

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

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