Bristol Women’s Commission #IWD21 campaign

International Women’s Day 2021 also marks the 8th anniversary of Bristol Women’s Commission. We’ve shared a video highlighting 8 key achievements from the past 8 years.  As well as being a day of celebration, it’s a chance to highlight ongoing issues that stand in the way of gender equality.  We caught up with Shadow Housing […]

Bristol Women’s Commission’s International Women’s Day 2021 campaign

 Monday 8 March 2021 is International Women’s Day. It also marks the 8th anniversary of the founding of Bristol Women’s Commission (BWC) – the only commission of its type in the UK. Without any physical events at City Hall this year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, BWC is shifting its focus online. The Commission will be […]

All women should be free from gender-based violence

All women should be free from gender-based violence Guest blog by Claire Bloor, member of Bristol Women Commission’s Women’s Safety Task Group and CEO of SARSAS Bristol Women’s Commission has heard from women across the city as part of its 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence campaign. It’s heard from Avon and Somerset Police […]

Launch of the Bristol Women in Business Charter

Report by BWV community reporter, Laura Hillier Photograph by Mireya Gonzalez What is the Charter? The ‘Bristol Women in Business Charter’ was officially launched on 26th March at City Hall. The Charter has been developed by the Women in Business Task Group of Bristol’s Women’s Commission, and is a city-wide initiative to increase gender equality […]