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Closed 24/07/2021

raised of £1,000 target by 4 supporters

    Weʼve raised £70 to expand Wise Women to allow us to reach communities that currently do not have access to a feminist approach to personal safety for women.

    Funded on Saturday, 24th July 2021

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    Wise Women was established in 1994 to provide personal safety, with a difference, for women in Glasgow. It was recognised that at that time women struggled to speak about the violence and abuse they were experiencing in the home, but would discuss their fears about violence in the community. Wise Women has built a feminist programme that provides a safe space for women to speak about violence against women, recognise that however they responded to historical abuse was the right response for them and to emphasise that only the abuser is to blame for male violence against women.

    We continue to support women in Glasgow, but the online support required through Covid and national interest from Radio 4 has highlighted a wider need for this approach. We are currently working in partnership with a London based service to identify women's needs around points of transition, e.g. leaving prison to return to their community.

    Any money raised will be used to expand the service to allow us to reach communities that currently do not have access to this feminist approach.



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      • Louise Brian

        Louise Brian

        Jun 7, 2021

        Attended one of your courses a few years ago - hope many others can benefit as much as I did


      • Lynette


        Apr 14, 2021


      • Isabelle Kerr

        Isabelle Kerr

        Mar 31, 2021


      • Anne Inglis

        Anne Inglis

        Mar 30, 2021

        What a great service, keep up the good work!


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      Wise Women was established in 1994 to provide a feminist approach to personal safety and confidence building to women in Glasgow. The vast majority, 94%, of the women accessing our support have experienced male violence against women.

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