People Women in the Best of the Web UK Directory

People Women

Alana House

An award-winning women’s community service run by Parents And Children Together (PACT) that uses a holistic approach to support and empower women who find themselves at a disadvantage.

Bal Maidens and Mining Women

Explores the many different roles which women and girls have undertaken at mines around the world.

Birds Eye View

Celebrates and champions the work of women film makers. Includes details of festivals, training and tours.

British Association for Women in Policing

Dedicated for police women features reference library, conferences, and membership details.

British Federation of Women Graduates

Outlines the goals and purpose of this group and provides news, scholarship information and an events calendar.

Dress for Success

Promotes the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire for job interviews, as well as mentoring and coaching services.

Engender

Campaigns for sexual equality in Scotland; focuses on the organisation's current campaigns, events and publications.

The F Word

Portal for contemporary feminism in the UK, with blogs, news, articles and resources.

Fawcett Society

Campaigns for equality for women, particularly in pay, pensions, politics and justice. Includes resources and news.

Feminist Fightback

Offers information on the activities of this anti-capitalist, feminist collective.

Filia

Annual feminist activism conference; offers information on ticketing and events.

Go Feminist

Conference about feminism aiming to inspire feminist activism through providing a space for women to meet, discuss the issues they face, and share their ideas for creating change.

London Women’s International Club

A woman's only club in London that welcomes women from around the world to join and enjoy coffee mornings, lunch parties, concerts and theatre trips.

Million Women Rise

A coalition of individual women and women representatives from the voluntary and community sector who organise an annual march and demonstration, and other campaigns against male violence; includes how to get involved, details of regional groups, news, and contacts.

Modern Muse

Aims to provide and showcase business and entrepreneurial role models for young girls and women.

National Alliance of Women's Organisations

Umbrella organisation for over 100 organisations concerned with human rights for women and equality. Membership, resources, calendar and action guide.

National Assembly of Women

Campaigns for full social, economic, legal, political and cultural independence and equality for women; includes downloadable journal and documents.

National Council of Women of Great Britain

Working and campaigning since 1895 to improve the quality of life for all, especially women; includes a profile and history, newsletters, international links, and contacts.

National Federation of Women's Institutes

The largest voluntary organisation for women in the UK; contains information about WI life, roles, meetings, groups, campaigns and how to join.

National Women's Register

Women's social network with groups up and down the country, for all ages. Includes FAQ, photo galleries, news and information on special interest groups.

Object

Campaigns against sexism and the "sex object culture". Includes FAQ, news and resources.

Portia Ltd

Designs and implements effective, evidence-based strategies for advancing quality of research and innovation through gender.

Rights of Women

Works to attain justice and equality by informing, educating and empowering women on their legal rights. Offers details of their advice line, training and available resources.

Scottish Women's Convention

Funded by the Scottish Government to communicate and consult with women to influence public policy; includes a guide to their programme and activities, events, and contacts.

Smart Works

UK charity that is focused on helping out-of-work women on low incomes get back into the workforce by providing interview coaching, high quality interview clothes and styling advice.

Society for the Assistance of Ladies in Reduced Circumstances

Charity which offers grants and financial assistance to single women who are in need and not eligible for help from any other charity.

Soroptimist International of Great Britain and Ireland

Information about the management board and conferences of this worldwide organisation of women.

Townswomen

Guild with over eight hundred branches uniting women who care about their community and believe in active citizenship.

UK Feminista

Aims to assist feminist campaigners with resources and advice. http://www.facebook.com/ukfeminista uk_feminista

Widows' Rights International

A small UK based charity which works to improve the lot and rights of widows in Africa and South Asia.

Women’s Environmental Network

Mission is to make the connections between women's health and well-being and environmental issues.

Women’s Resource Centre

Supports women’s organisations to be more effective and sustainable, by providing training, resources and support; includes a guide to their activities, projects, campaigns and lobbying.

Women's Budget Group

Promotes gender equality through appropriate economic policy. Includes information on meetings, events and briefings.

Women's National Commission

An official, independent, advisory body giving the views of women to the Government. Includes their activities, campaigns, and reports.

Women's Sport and Fitness Foundation

Charity which aims to make sport and fitness an integral part of every woman's life. Offers details of their activities and publications.

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