A page hosting our full report, with executive summary and appendices. The report tells the WGI story and shares key learning and messages
A few reflections, with links to the final report and key findings from this long-term project.
Imagine the pressures of working in an NHS Directorate and the associated dynamics.
‘We need to change the way we do things’ Hertfordshire adult care services told us back in 2019.
The WGI film (2022), made by Leeds Animation Workshop with women and girls working with and supported by WGI funded projects.
Lisa Ward presents a webinar, recorded in April 2022, considering the role of lived experience in the women and girls’ sector, drawing on research with the Rape Crisis Network, ending with some practice recommendations.
Dr Nicola Sharp-Jeffs presents a webinar, considering the evidence, policy and practice implications around economic abuse, recorded in March 2022.
Transforming the lives of women and girls by creating the right physical and emotional spaces - a new evidence briefing.
A briefing demonstrating how women’s support services can help stop perpetrators in their tracks.
The fifth and final blog from the initial months of the COVID-19 pandemic sharing learning on the sector’s strengths and challenges experienced over this time, as well as some of the desires and concerns for the future expressed by project staff.
Here at the Tavistock Institute of Human Relations, we have adapted to work alongside the pandemic as opposed to against it.
This blog reflects on what some WGI projects were doing to increase support for staff and volunteer wellbeing during the unprecedented early days of COVID-19. It includes guidance, tools and links to a webinar on the subject.
Understanding how local areas can improve their systems for identifying and responding to families and children affected by alcohol dependency and parental conflict.
This blog from June 2020 considers some of the benefits and disadvantages of technology for women and girls, as online communication became the ‘new normal’ during the COVID-19 pandemic.
This blog shared how projects were adapting to lockdown restrictions in the early days of COVID-19, providing online, remote and socially distanced support to women and girls who were facing some of the greatest negative impacts of the pandemic.
The first of 5 blogs about COVID-19, which shared some of the achievements of projects as they quickly and effectively mobilised to support women despite the challenges presented by the pandemic.
A new insights briefing from the Women and Girls Initiative.
Understanding the part that the community has to play in increasing resilience to recover and adapt following natural disasters.
A briefing designed to support those providing services for young women and girls.
How Women’s Centres can play a key role in meeting the needs of women in their communities?
The first blog written by Professor Liz Kelly, CWASU, London Metropolitan University, for the WGI, in 2018.
An introduction to the Women and Girls Initiative Learning and Impact Services.
We worked with the Money Advice Service (now known as MoneyHelper) to develop strategic Theories of Change and an Outcomes Framework for the Financial Capability Strategy.
A co-produced evaluation working with volunteer Community Researchers.
Creating a system that will genuinely hold the Board of NHS England to account
Continuing a partnership with Faber Maunsell this evaluation sees the application of the framework to the cycling cities and towns (CCTs).
Arts and Organisation is an alive enquiry, an evolving social practice of the arts within contemporary social science.
Our consultants are there both to hold the space open for profound discussions and ensure that actions are taken, and accountability lines identified.
The National Lottery Community Fund has engaged the Tavistock Institute of Human Relations, DMSS and CWASU (the partners), to support the Women and Girls Initiative (WGI). The partners will support the Fund’s WGI grant holders to capture and share learning, develop a community of networked services that is stronger and has greater influence.