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    Amadudu - 'Helping women help themselves'. Refuge & support services with consideration given to cultural differences & need.

    PO Box 52 Liverpool L69 8NA
    Telephone: 0151 734 0083

    AWOL (Angry Women Of Liverpool) - Women's e-mail list for AWOL (Angry Women of Liverpool), a feminist discussion and activist group meeting 8pm on the first Monday evening of every month in Next to Nowhere social centre


    Website: groups.google.com/group/angrywomen/

    Feminist Webs - An online ‘women and girls work space’ that will act as both an archive and a resource for practitioners, volunteers and young women involved in youth and community work with young women. Our bias is toward work which encourages participation and is from a perspective that focuses on women’s rights and experiences. Resources for working with young women, and a feminist archive that exists both on the website and at Manchester University


    Website: www.feministwebs.com/

    Herstoria Magazine - History that puts woman in her place - Look at history from a female perspective and everything changes. HerStoria magazine and Discover Women's History Web will entertain, inform and create a community. We’ll turn a kaleidoscope on the past to uncover a different history - women's history - and celebrate the women who made it.


    Website: www.herstoria.com/

    L.I.L.A.C (Lesbians Inspiring Life After Cancer) Manchester - Monthly social and support group for lesbians who have/have had cancer. The group meets at the Lesbian Community Project, Sidney St, Manchester, M1 7HB on the 3rd Monday of the month. This is an accessible, alcohol free venue.


    Email: lilacgroup@hotmail.co.uk
    Website: www.lilac.cfsites.org

    Lancashire Womens Book Group - A Lancashire Based Reading Group for women who identify as lesbian or bisexual. We are a friendly and informal reading group who meet monthly and discuss one book per month. Our meetings are usually on the last Wednesday of each month with a start time of 6.45pm. The places where we meet usually do food so there is the opportunity to get something to eat as well.


    Website: www.lancashirewomensbookgroup.co.uk

    Liverpool Women - We are a group of lesbian and gay women who meet on the last Tuesday of every month in Doctor Duncan's, Liverpool City Centre. Our members are of all ages and the book group is open to all women who love to read, wherever you sit on the rainbow.


    Website: www.liverpoolbookgroup.moonfruit.com

    Merseyside Women's Movement - We are a women-run community organisation committed to promoting women's activism in Merseyside. We started in 2007 and have been building events and activities around International Women's Day ever since. We are seeking to create links between existing organisations in and around Merseyside, and to get more people involved! So far, we have organized demonstrations, festivals, gigs, theatrical performances and other events, involving women and men from across the community. Our aim is to promote feminism and women's politics in Merseyside through peaceful community action.


    Website: www.merseysidewomen.org.uk

    RASA Centre - Free & confidential service for women and girls who have been sexually abused at any time in their lives, run by trained women volunteers. Telephone helpline (staffed Monday & Thursday 7 till 9pm, Wednesday 2 till 5pm, Sunday 3 till 5pm - answerphone serv

    PO Box 35 Birkenhead Wirral CH42 4RX
    Telephone: 0151 666 1392

    Steering for North... - Website for Cate Simmons, Liverpool-based artist and illustrator.


    Email: steeringfornorth@gmail.com
    Website: www.flickr.com/photos/steeringfornorth/

    The Diversity Group - Widely regarded as one of the most proactive promoters of diversity and equality in Britain, The Diversity Groups' primary objective is to promote equal opportunities to people from every kind of minority background or lifestyle, including race, gender, disability, age, faith, transgender and sexual orientation.

    85-89 Duke Street Liverpool L1 5AP
    Telephone: 0151 708 5775
    Email: info@thediversitygroup.co.uk
    Website: www.thediversitygroup.co.uk

    The Freedom Programme - A twelve week programme providing information about domestic violence to men and women. Open to any woman who wishes to learn more about the reality of domestic violence and abuse.


    Telephone: 01547 520 228
    Email: freedomprogramme@btinternet.com
    Website: www.freedomprogramme.co.uk

    The Women's Organisation - The Women's Organisation provide business training and business advice to help women, who live in Merseyside and Manchester, to build their confidence, explore their ideas and develop management skills to start and grow their business. They also offer office space, training and conferencing facilities, hot desking and virtual office facilities

    54 St James Street Liverpool L1 0AB
    Telephone: 0151 236 6601
    Email: info@thewo.org.uk
    Website: www.thewo.org.uk

    WHISC - Women - 'Drop in' for health information, and also provides support groups & training.

    120 Bold Street Liverpool L1 4JA
    Telephone: 0151 707 1826
    Website: www.whisc.org.uk

    Wild Woman - Creative workshops & retreats for women - empowering women to explore their amazing potential through art, ritual, visualising their dreams and supporting and healing each other. Wild Woman also does: counselling, creating individual or community rituals


    Website: www.wild-woman.co.uk