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Nottingham Women’s Centre aims to offer a safe environment for all women to come together to gain confidence, develop skills, take part in training, get support and organise groups, activities and services.

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  • Misogyny hate crime - Nottinghamshire Police has made history by becoming the first force in the country to recognise misogyny as a hate crime. The additional category will apply to a range of incidents reported to the police, from street harassment through to physical intrusions on women’s space. You can find the full definition on the Nottinghamshire Police website. […]
  • Women’s Organisations Network Meeting - We held our third Women’s Organisations and Groups Network Meeting here at the Centre on 3 August. These meetings are to support women’s groups, organisations and projects to better network, share support and build up useful partnerships. We are also keen to share information about the issues that the women we work with in the […]
  • We’re recruiting – Volunteer Coordinator - This job is open to women only (under the Equality Act 2010, Part 1, Schedule 9) Volunteer Coordinator The postholder will oversee the recruitment, training, and support to volunteers in a variety of roles across the organisation. Salary: £15,917 – £16,302 pro rata Hours: 21 hours per week Download the Volunteer Coordinator Job Description and Person Specification […]
  • We’re recruiting – Employment Advisor - This job is open to women only (under the Equality Act 2010, Part 1, Schedule 9) Employment Advisor The postholder will provide one-to-one guidance to women who are unemployed and face additional barriers to finding work, support them to address their needs and provide signposting to other services and interventions. Salary: £19,995 – £21,929 per […]
  • Meet the team – Saffron - My name is Saffron and I have been the Peer Support Coordinator nearly 6 months now. It’s been really exciting being part of developing the peer support service and I have been buzzing with ideas since the day I started. Being in a working environment where I am encouraged to just go for it has […]
  • Goodbye to Our Nursery - Last month, we announced with sadness that our nursery would be closing on 31 August. We began providing creche facilities at the Women’s Centre many years ago, to enable women to access training and appointments here. Over the years, the creche turned into a day nursery, in response to women telling us that there was […]
  • Freedom Programme taster session – Friday 12th August - The Freedom Programme domestic abuse programme, gives women the answers, to understand the intricacies and complexities of an abusive dynamic relationship. The Freedom Programme was created by Pat Craven and evolved from her work with perpetrators of domestic violence. The programme was primarily designed for women as victims of domestic violence, since research shows that […]
  • How to remove content from social media sites - After the announcement that Nottinghamshire Police had begun recording misogyny as a hate crime, our Centre Manager, Melanie Jeffs, experienced ‘trolling’, abuse and harassment on social media. A number of other comments were directed at women through our Facebook page. If this is happening to you, it can sometimes be hard to know how to respond. With […]
  • Where Does Fat Fit? - Where does fat fit within body confidence and body shame, self-esteem, food guilt, dieting, nutritional guidelines and overall well-being? This session is being delivered by one of our volunteer counsellors and is based on the Well Now Way philosophy. http://www.well-founded.org.uk/ Come and join us if you have questions around weight, health and equality, either for […]