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

About Us

We are promoters of women’s individual and economic development in the UK

The Women’s Organisation is not about us; it’s about you.

It’s about empowering you as a woman to reach your full potential by giving you all the support that you need to really achieve.

It’s about giving you the support you need, both at a grass roots level and on the national and international stage, to change your life for the better.

It’s about leveling the playing field, equaling the opportunities and developing the role of women in society, so that we can all play a full and active role in community life and the economy.

Who are we?

The Women’s Organisation is the largest developer and deliverer of training and support targeting 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.

We are constantly campaigning and utilising  research to find new ways forward, to open doors and to close down discrimination. We want to ensure that women have a voice at the highest level, in business, community and political life, and we never stop working to create a fair and equal environment where women can truly aspire and achieve.

*Please note, our services are subject to funding and eligibility criteria.  Please contact our team to better understand our current service offering in your area. 

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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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