Women's Groups

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Women's Group

LRF prides itself on its collaborative approach to help the refugee and asylum seeker communities. We work in partnership with Skyline, Women Together, Women’s Health Matters and Leeds City Council’s Public Health department to provide free services that cater to the specific needs of women. These services include activities that encourage women’s physical and mental health and wellbeing alongside community integration.

Our services include:

Women’s Wellbeing Group
Women’s Health Matters Rainbow Hearts

Wellbeing Activities:

Women’s only wellbeing group
LRF offers a bi-weekly women’s wellbeing group that runs for two hours on Thursdays and Fridays. It provides informal education in the first half such as teaching the women English vocabulary about the chosen activity, whether this be sewing, knitting, crochet, embroidery, and the second hour lets the women put this into practice.

Please note that this group requires registration before attendance. There is also a class capacity of 20 students; to ensure that this capacity is not exceeded, there is weekly sign up process managed by Ranya.

Contact info@leedsrefugeeforum.org.uk for more information.

Health Activities:

LRF offers weekly women’s classes that aim to address the various health needs of women that have experienced sexual violence, physical and mental abuse, and sexual health.

These include:

Women’s Health Matters Rainbow Hearts
This women’s only group works by referral only. Please get in touch below for more information.

Celebrations:

LRF believes it is important to celebrate women. We therefore have various celebrations like our annual Refugee Week celebration that gathers various women from refugee, migrant, and asylum seeker communities. We also celebrate alongside other organisations like Women’s Arise and Women Mafwa for International Girls Day and International Women’s Day.
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