International Womens Day Activities

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International Women’s Day is a worldwide event every 8th March celebrating women’s achievements. It’s a public holiday in over 20 countries! The original aim – to achieve full gender equality – has still not been realised. It could still take … Continued

Celebrating 15 years of GFS Pittington

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We’re proud to announce that GFS Pittington recently celebrated its 15th birthday. We caught up with dedicated Group Leader and founder Jaci Dooley about her experiences volunteering for the for the Durham-based group over the last 15 years. What has … Continued

Christmas Card Competition 2017: The Results

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Hold on to your Santa hats, we’re pleased to announce the winners and runners up for this year’s GFS Christmas Card Competition! Thank you and well done to everyone who who took part and designed a card for this year’s … Continued

Orange Day

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GFS organisations around the world are marking the 25th of each month as ‘Orange Day’ to raise awareness and campaign against gender violence against women. All are encouraged to wear orange (chosen as a bright and optimistic colour of hope … Continued

Volunteer Training Weekend 2017

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Girls Friendly Society volunteers from around the country gathered in September for the GFS Annual Training Weekend. This year’s event, which was held in Birmingham, saw 40 volunteers participate in training sessions and workshops hosted by GFS staff and trained … Continued

Girls Friendly Society has an exciting new look!

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We’re excited to finally officially launch the new GFS logo, brand re-fresh and website. It is a reflection of both where we find ourselves and where we want to be – as a pioneering youth organisation relevant and appealing to … Continued

Sexual Health Week 11th-17th September

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Written by Khisa Adams-Amalemba via GIPHY It’s the 10th annual sexual health week, don’t worry we aren’t going to have an awkward, uncomfortable talk about the birds and the bees; we just have a few pointers and information about places … Continued