International Women’s Day Competition

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Ever wanted to be able to cross-stitch your favourite feminist icons or create a ‘heroes of feminism finger puppet’? We asked GFS Groups to submit their photos and stories around International Women’s Day in order to win some feminism-inspired craft … Continued

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

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