What’s in a name?

Children pick up on the subtleties in the world around them and use them to form their view of how things work. We believe intercepting societal biases and challenging them at a young age can have a huge impact – … Continued

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Our favourite feminist gifts for kids

The toys and gifts we give children can be a key influence in their understanding of gender roles. From a young age, girls have traditionally been given baby dolls where boys are given toy guns. Boys are given guns where … Continued

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Feminist highlights of the decade

2010 The first ever Feminism Summer School, hosted by UK Feminista was a major hit, picking up international coverage. ‘The Noughtie Girl’s Guide to Feminism’ and ‘Reclaiming the F Word’ usher in a new attitude towards feminism for the decade and hints … Continued

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Christmas card competition 2019: the results

We are very pleased to be able to share with you the results of this year’s GFS Christmas card competition! Thank you all so much for sending your designs. We received so many entries and it was an absolute pleasure … Continued

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Environmentally friendly Christmas gift ideas

As a nation, we are ditching 100 million black bags full of packaging from gifts each Christmas. And it’s not just the packaging and wrapping – one in ten gifts get chucked as well. For the large part, all that … Continued

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Help girls learn to code

The STEM Sessions

It is known that women are not well represented in the industries of science, technology, engineering and medicine (STEM). Only 35% of students enrolled on STEM courses at UK universities are women and a pitiful 22% of jobs in STEM … Continued

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Spread the joy further this Christmas

For many Christmas is a time to share joy and cheer with friends, loved ones and community. While Christmas shopping, roasting the perfect turkey and getting the house looking festive can be stressful at times, we do it for the warm fuzzy feeling that … Continued

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Striving for excellence

Something that is really important to us is that we work hard to make the GFS experience fulfilling and worthwhile, not only for the girls who attend our groups, but for everyone who is involved with them. So when our … Continued

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New GFS Project powered by Rosa – Voices from the Frontline

We would like to congratulate all of the groups that have had fundraising success in recent months. All of your hard work is paying off and providing amazing opportunities for the girls and young women in your groups. We are … Continued

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Spread the GFS love

We currently have more than 120 amazing members. You vote at our AGM, you keep up to date with our news, and your fees allow us to provide our services for girls and young women. Having you in our corner means … Continued

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