Launching the City Listening Project report

This FREE workshop is for any woman wanting to know more about their rights at work, especially during these challenging times. The interactive session, with an employment & discrimination law expert, will focus on whether you could be experiencing discrimination due to maternity, pregnancy or sex.

City Listening Project

In summer 2019 Bristol Women’s Voice launched the City Listening Project supported by the Government Equalities Office (GEO) to ensure the voices of women, particularly those that frequently go unheard, contribute to better policy-making. The GEO was particularly keen to hear from women facing multiple barriers including those in low paid employment, BAME women and disabled women. The City Listening Project report is available and can be found here.

Bristol Women’s Voice launches new project to empower disabled women

  Bristol Women’s Voice launches new project to empower disabled women  Written by Alice Clermont, gender and health equality researcher and advocate  September 2, 2021  Compelled by recent research showing that disabled women are frequently excluded from decision-making that affects their lives, Bristol Women’s Voice is launching a new project – led by disabled women, for disabled […]

Together for Change: Disabled Women Take Action

Our Disabled Women Take Action project aims to build a community of committed disabled women and women with long-term health conditions to work with others to influence practical and policy changes across Bristol. This community will provide an opportunity to meet with others on a monthly basis, in person and online, to identify common goals […]

New Vacancy: a part time Community Organiser to support women across Bristol

New Vacancy: a part time Community Organiser to support women across Bristol   We are recruiting for a part time Community Organiser to support women across Bristol to campaign for change. Following on from our City Listening Project, the role will be responsible for bringing together women’s action groups to work together for self-identified goals […]

Newsletter August 2021

NEWSLETTER August 2021 We’re taking action – jobs, women’s action groups and an active challenge – join us!   What you told us about sexual harassment in Bristol   Thank you to all our members who completed the recent sexual harassment survey and shared your experiences. The results sadly didn’t surprise us:   59% of respondents (31% in the last six months) have been subject to […]

Save our nurseries!

Blog post by Giulia Bernacchi Pregnant Then Screwed, a charity working to end systemic, cultural and institutional discrimination faced by thousands of pregnant women and mothers every year, have just started a new campaign, Save Our Nurseries! Save Our Nurseries, specifically aims at raising awareness at the staggering rates of nursery losses throughout the UK. […]

COVID-19 – what you told us

We are in extraordinary times and the impact on everything we have taken for granted is something we are all struggling with.  There are many decisions that the government has taken that affect women, and some decisions that may affect us adversely.   Throughout the first lockdown period, we asked women in Bristol to tell us […]

BWV launches an important new report

Bristol City Listening Project Launch 2020 Reporter Giulia Bernacchi On Monday  2nd of November, Bristol Women’s Voice launched the City Listening Project Report through an online roundtable talk. Women attending  included those who had researched the multiple and intersecting barriers that women face within the city of Bristol, and how this has been impacted by […]

Get Involved

Whether it’s working, volunteering, or just being a part of the conversation… Join us! Current opportunities Volunteer and Training Coordinator (part time) We are looking for a Volunteer and Training Coordinator to join our team to help us recruit, support and maintain the engagement of volunteers. This role is a key part of the BWV’s […]