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Queen's Award

Important announcement!

We are delighted to announce that Freedom4Girls have received a Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, the equivalent of an MBE for volunteer groups!

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Wellbeing

Wellbeing packs

Our education team, Chloe and Lucy, had the wonderful idea to create wellbeing packs for young women aged 11-21 across Leeds to try and prevent feelings of isolation and disconnection due to isolation and the various lockdowns.  During the pandemic, it has been difficult to access schools and young people’s

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Thanks

Fundraising Superstars!

We have had some absolutely wonderful people fundraising for us recently, so we wanted to use this post to say a huge… First up, we have Saskia, who is running a half marathon in order to raise money for Freedom4Girls on the 9th of May! She has absolutely smashed her

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'You have come such a long way and blossomed as beautifully as you could imagine'

A Letter to my Younger Self

Freedom4Girls are excited to announce the publishing of the ‘A Letter to My Younger Self’ Book With over 40 contributions from women of all ages, backgrounds, interests and experiences, Freedom4Girls has created ‘A Letter to My Younger Self,’ a book that explores the experiences of amazing women from all over

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Tackling the Period Stigma

It is without doubt that the secrecy and stigma surrounding women’s menstruation unfortunately still persists in our society today. Starting at school age, the taboo about periods prevents it from being an openly talked about subject; rather in many communities it is still thought of as an uncomfortable topic of conversation, even ‘dirty’.

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Short film with Dog Eat Dog!

25th July. 33°C. The hottest day of the year. Dozens of incredible folk from Dog Eat Dog, a London-based production company, gave up their time in the sweltering heat to shoot a short film for us, raising awareness of period poverty and the work of Freedom4Girls.

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Thank you!

Freedom4girls would like to say a big thank you to all of the incredibly generous donors who have supported us in the past. Every single donation is hugely appreciated, and makes it possible for us to support hundreds of women and girls across the UK, Kenya and Uganda!

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