A page hosting our full report, with executive summary and appendices. The report tells the WGI story and shares key learning and messages
A tender touch
The evolution of Eric Miller’s methodology
How do we harness resources to create a more cohesive system?
The Tavistock Institute team reflect on what learning about resilience is emerging from the coronavirus pandemic.
The inaugural Human Relations conference, to mark 75 years of the journal, will take place in April 2023. It will celebrate our heritage, as well as looking towards the future of Human Relations.
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.
Sharing insights from our evaluation of The Coronavirus Community Support Fund Grantholder Learning Strand.
Embracing innovative methodologies in a series of case studies for European project that aims to increase communities’ resilience to natural disasters.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Learning about what works in saving energy costs and usage to support local housing residents.
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.
The Women and Girls Initiative (WGI) was a National Lottery funded initiative designed to enable a stronger women and girls sector.
We were engaged to deliver the WGI Learning and Impact Services throughout the life of this initiative.