Womens Health Matters reduces health inequalities experienced by women from communities across Leeds.
We work with women who have unequal access to health and support services due to poverty, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation or traumatic personal experience.
Our outreach work allows us to broaden our reach to a wide range of women who have often found it more difficult to work with statutory services. Through group work, peer support and intensive 1:1 support we create a safe environment where women can build trusting relationships and begin to recover their health and regain control of their lives.
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If you follow us on Twitter or Facebook, you’ll have seen us mention (just a couple of times!) that our girls & young women’s project The Key was recently shortlisted for some awards. Children and Young People Now is a magazine and news website for professionals working with children and young people. Each year they …
Some of the women from our Breathing Space project are working with Tee Hogan of Teevision to create a film around their experiences. We have two aims for this piece of work, firstly that other women going through domestic abuse will hopefully feel like they are not alone and are encouraged not only to get …
The Maternity Voices Partnership (MVP) bring together parents with experience of maternity services with staff representatives at the Leeds Teaching Hospital NHS Trust. We regularly give feedback to help shape and co-design the maternity services offered to families in Leeds. The MVP were part of Baby Week (2-9th November 2019). Over the past few months …