When a woman is empowered, women are empowered. Each new achievement reinforces us all.

We work with women so they achieve success and greater prosperity, become leaders and to connect with each other.

We are promoters of women's social and economic development in the UK

The Women’s Organisation is the largest developer and deliverer of training and support for women in the UK. We deliver services locally in Merseyside and Greater Manchester, with a reach across the North West and deliver projects across the world.

We work with women from diverse communities and backgrounds, enabling, assisting and inspiring them to believe in their abilities, to flourish in both new and existing businesses and in employment, and to take a full and active part in their communities. We enable women to access the funding and facilities, experience and expertise that they need to succeed.

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We actively promote women’s empowerment and advancement through a number of key measures and actions.

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More than twice as many men than women are self employed: 14% of men, 6% of women.
source: Fawcett - The changing labour market
Women in full-time work currently earn an average of 15% less per hour than men
source: Fawcett - The changing labour market
"I think you should take your job seriously, but not yourself, that is the best combination"
source: Dame Judi Dench
In 2010, 104 million women in 59 countries started and managed new business ventures
source: GEM 2010 - Women's Report
30,000 women every year lose their jobs as a result of becoming pregnant.
source: GEM 2010 - Women's Report
"The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any"
source: Alice Walker

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The Global Gender Gap Report 2014 – Has life for women in the UK gotten worse?

This year’s ‘Global Gender Report’ which was published last week, has hit the headlines in the media for all types of reasons. The ninth edition…

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Egg Freezing is Not the Way to Break the Glass Ceiling

“This is not the path to positive progress” said Maggie O’Carroll CEO of The Women’s Organisation in response to reports that Facebook and Apple…

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Charlotte Fournier juggles many jobs in pursuit of her LIVE Languages business venture; ‘I have to be a sales person, a marketer, a recruiter, a tutor, a PR person, a secretary and a web designer, all in one!’

At LIVE Languages, Charlotte manages the planning, delivery and organisation of language classes and courses in and around Liverpool, and is currently working on opening a school where tutors can use tutoring spaces to invite their language students, create resources and benefit from tutor training.…

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Having a marketing plan that you believe in is an important step to growing your business. A marketing plan is a vital document for your business, as it will keep you on track and help you achieve the goals that you define. It provides an important framework that ensures all your marketing activities…

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