The Khidmat sisters are a local musilm women’s collective that came together to provide support for isolated and vulnerable women in their Cambridgeshire. Whether that be acting as an open ear, helping to care for someone unable to communicate due to cultural barriers or to organise social events (crochet club included!), the Khidmat sisters introduced themselves…… Continue reading Khidmat Sisters – Sisterhood for Cambridgeshire’s Muslim Community
Run out of the Cambridge Women’s Resource Centre, the Dawn Project provides support for women who were once a part of the criminal justice system. Users of their services gain essential emotional support and fellowship amongst their group, too, to help with their journey back into become productive members of the local community. We are committed to…… Continue reading The Dawn Project
One of our long time members, Abigail, works at one of the most fantastic charities in Cambridgeshire, Rowan Trust.Rowan is a ‘Cambridge based charity and arts centre that brings artists and learning-disabled people together in the production of fine artwork and crafts; while providing opportunities for self-expression and creative exploration.’Abi recently hosted a station at…… Continue reading Rowan Trust – Helping People to Express Themselves & Gain Experience for the Better!
Hear ye, hear ye! To celebrate International Women’s day, the Belles will meet to learn and discuss matters close to our hearts and learn all about new things to bring into our campaigning fold, too!First things first, our crusades in menstruation! Your period comes when you are not expecting it; you need to clean yourself…… Continue reading Crusades in Menstration and Giving an F in Fashion! Tonight, tonight!
Following on from an inspirational talk by Ruth Bond, OBE, who as former NFWI Chairman had been instrumental in the setting up of the prison based WI (as a result of the WI’s Care Not Custody Campaign, our President, Joanne, took the idea of replicating the model for the pioneering prison WI to the Chairman…… Continue reading Daisy Change WI – Establishing a Pioneering Place for Inspiring Women in Recovery
A fabulous and exciting week for us as we take on the hosting of the @Womenofthewi Twitter feed!The genius brainchild of Spa Sweethearts WI President, Becky Warburton, each week a new WI takes the reigns and shows the world their fabulous sisterhood – and this week, its our turn! Expect stories fit to showcase the…… Continue reading We Host @Womenofthewi
The Blue Belles met this month to help celebrate the raised rainbow flag at Cambridge’s Guildhall, marking LGBT History Month, with a do and dabble evening of skills swapping of huge proportions!From Flickr – the rainbow pride flag flies high about the Guildhall in Cambridge every FebruaryGreg from the Encompass Network came along to tell…… Continue reading Celebrating LGBT History Month with a Do & Dabble!