International Women’s Day with GFS

This year, GFS encouraged people to participate in the UN’s #ChooseToChallenge theme, which looked to challenge gender inequalities, because with challenge comes change.   We have loved seeing the great efforts put in by our girls, supporters and sponsors! Your challenges have inspired us and many women all over the world however, the fight … Continued

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#ChooseToChallenge with GFS this International Women’s Day

Monday 8 March is International Women’s Day. IWD is an opportunity for to be a part of the wider movement for gender equality and this year we’d love you to take part in the #ChooseToChallenge theme.  To take part with children1. … Continued

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Meet our new Chair of Trustees

We are delighted to announce that Leanne Massey will be taking over from Iana Vidal as our new Chair of Trustees. We were fortunate to have amazing women apply for the role, but Leanne stood out because of her strong … Continued

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Could you be Chair of our Board of Trustees?

It is with sadness that we approach the time to bid farewell to our Chair of Trustees, Iana Vidal. Over the past six years, Iana has supported the organisation through a period of great change and modernisation and we are … Continued

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GFS announces Legal & General partnership

In celebration of International Day of the Girl 2020, we are thrilled to announce that GFS has a new partner! As part of their corporate commitment to helping to build an inclusive society, Legal & General has partnered with us … Continued

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GFS lockdown activities – Celebration Week

We have come to the end of another year of GFS – it wasn’t exactly the year anyone had been expecting, but it was certainly one to remember. We have so enjoyed sharing our weekly activities with you and want … Continued

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GFS lockdown activities – Sports Day

Many children have missed out on so much in the past few months, and one of our girls’ favourite events of the year is always sports day. Here, we’ve created a range of activities that will let you throw a … Continued

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GFS lockdown activities – Children’s Art Week

This week we are celebrating Children’s Art Week. This national event has three themes of nature, connecting across generations and creative writing and literacy. The benefits of art (for adults and children) are endless. It can give us a way … Continued

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GFS lockdown activities – Reporters Week

The way women and women’s stories are handled in the news often leaves a lot to be desired. Many outlets can be sexist, victim blaming and objectifying. The best way to change the way our stories are viewed is to … Continued

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GFS lockdown activities – Explorers Week

Just because we can’t leave the country right now, doesn’t mean we can’t dream! And with the right attitude, there’s plenty to explore, right in our own communities. Adventure is everywhere, so bring your bravest attitude and every ounce of … Continued

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