The Resilience of Women in the Refugee Crisis On Wednesday the 8th of March, otherwise widely known as International Women’s Day, I attended an event at the University of Worcester. Organised by Senior Lecturer and Cohort 4 Director, Beverley Gilbert. Several of the women connected with Cohort 4 attended this event as our way of […]
Women Supporting Women The Classic Gems 6 month pilot project funded by the Harry Payne Fund aimed to provide a series of craft sessions for women experiencing dementia or loneliness in care home facilities. The project was to be delivered in a disadvantaged neighbourhood of our geographical area by our Cohort 4 women themselves. The […]
With mental health issues affecting around one in four people in Britain, I feel that as a young person there’s absolutely not enough discussion around the subject. Before coming to university, I felt like I was one of a tiny number of people affected by this, and university seemed so intimidating to me; knowing I’d […]
A small group of women from the Vindicate project have enjoyed a long weekend in a huge, luxurious cabin in the woods. Not something our women enjoy routinely, so a real treat for us all. Just being together with some of our children and dogs. We have spent time relaxing, hot tubbing, going on adventures […]
I was encouraged to do and be whatever I wanted whilst growing up. I spent most of my childhood blissfully unaware of inequality between the sexes. I played exactly the same games as boys, I did all the same sports as the boys, and I never placed a lot of value in the way I […]
Carol. One of the founding Directors of Cohort 4 and so much more than that… woman, mother, daughter, sister and dear friend to so many. Saying goodbye today has been one of the hardest things to do, rest in peace dearest friend. Your legacy and memory will live on at Cohort 4 and in the […]
The Guardian published an article on 15th September entitled, ‘MPs call for end to abusive men using courts against families,’ by Sandra Laville. The suggestion within the article that MPs are calling on the government to carry out a review of family courts to stop them being used as a manipulative tool by abusive parents […]
Our directors, from left to right. Rachel, Kristy, Beverley, Carol & Margaret. From 20’s to 70’s, decades of experience in working with individuals with complex needs. We all bring our individuals perspectives, experience and knowledge to help women to help women in our community of North Warwickshire. We are Women Supporting Women.