Girls Group

Join our group for young women with disabilities!

WHAT WE DO

 Land Securities have kindly funded a monthly advocacy project. Young women with learning disabilities will explore their identity, expressing their thoughts and feelings about contemporary issues affecting their lives.

We  use an arts-based approach to develop the young womens’ leadership, social and communication skills, through craft, DIY, film-making and drama

 

OUR VISION

To tackle female objectification by creating opportunities that increase the agency of young women.

We are working to develop a collective consciousness by exploring the status of disabled
women and challenging stereotypes.

 

MONTHLY UPDATES

June

The Girls finish work on their zine, which will be printed by early next Autumn.

May

The Girls developed a Community map and started to create a zine on targeted issues in their local area.

March

The girls joined together for International Women’s Day to talk about voting and Girl Power! 

February

This month the ladies discussed women in the workplace and the barriers they face at work. This resulted in the group examining their interpersonal skills and presenting some fabulous ideas for new chocolate bars.

December

This month the girls brightened up our winter by writing some heart-warming postcards to their role models.

November

The girls talk about Healthy Relationships and create a recipe for the perfect friendship.

October

Soap-making, music-making and coloring in beautiful mandalas. The girls explored Collective well-being and methods to support each other to feel more positive.

SEPTEMBER

These Ladies are Bold, Strong and Confident!

This month we had in-depth discussions about Body Acceptance and Disability.