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Women Groups

  • Amina: The Muslim Women's Resource Centre - Amina is an award-winning organisation, recognised by Muslim communities and key partners within Scotland for its pioneering and responsive approach to addressing key issues and needs of Muslim women.
  • Glasgow Girls Club - Beginning life as a singular Facebook group – providing a forum for Glasgow women to come together and share recommendations and advice, promote their own businesses and help each other to grow + glow both professionally and personally – it has now grown to just under 20,000 women.
  • Digital Desperadoes - To break down the barriers which prevent women of colour from making their own films.
  • Belles on Bikes Glasgow (Facebook) - Belles on Bikes is a social cycling group for women in Glasgow. Open to all ages and abilities, this group is about building your cycle confidence and meeting women with a shared interest or desire to get back on the saddle! We are trying to introduce as many 'types' of cycling as possible including short road rides, off road rides, bike maintenance sessions, beginner session and even track cycling taster lessons!
  • MsMissMrs - A social enterprise founded in 2013 to re-empower, our mission involves empowering women and girls through self-development programmes, a welcoming Wellbeing Hub and some very special undies designed as a gift item that helps supports MsMissMrs mission!
  • The Women's Centre Glasgow - The Women’s Centre was founded in 1994. Since then it has provided a safe, positive, people-centred environment which encourages and supports women to develop confidence, combat social isolation, promote the learning of new skills, raise aspirations and achieve their potential.
  • Hillhead Ladies Hockey Club (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) - Hillhead Ladies is a large field hockey club for women based in the heart of the west end of Glasgow. With well over 100 playing members, aged from 14 to 60+, Hillhead offers something for everyone.
  • Soroptimist International of Glasgow City - Soroptimist International is a global volunteer movement working together to transform the lives of women and girls with nearly 80,000 Members in 124 countries.
  • Glasgow International Volleyball Club - We are a female volleyball team, currently playing in the Scottish Women's League One. All abilities are welcome to join!
  • Women's Heritage Walks - Glasgow Women’s Library’s Women Make History group launched Glasgow’s first Women’s Heritage Walk in June 2007 as part of the West End Festival programme. There are now 6 different walks around the city and a Heritage Bike Ride for those who prefer to travel on two wheels. Walks are open to all and give a unique and inspiring insight into the hitherto unsung women who made Glasgow; pipe-smoking forewomen, revolting schoolmistresses, suffragettes, the brazen women of Glasgow Green, Battling Betty, and many, many more!
  • Femspectives in Quarantine: Femspectives at Home - A weekly film club on Zoom, every Thursday, 8pm
  • The Glasgow Society of Woman Artists - Originally established in 1882 by eight of the first women students at the Glasgow School of Art, the group flourished until 1971 when sadly it was disbanded due to financial pressures. However it was revived in 1975 as the Glasgow Society of Women Artists and currently enjoys a membership of around 164 artists and 48 lay members.

Cafes

  • MILK: A social enterprise cafe - MILK is a social enterprise set up to empower and support refugee and migrant women living in Glasgow. We run a small cafe in the Southside of the city where we aim to provide a safe and welcoming environment that promotes integration within the community.
  • Soul Food Sisters - We’re a group of migrant women based in East Glasgow and together we’re creating a vibrant, female-led collective based around our favourite thing: food!

Charities & Trust

Shelters

  • Ubuntu Women Shelter - Ubuntu Women Shelter is a Glasgow-based charity dedicated to meeting the short term, 72 hours – 1 week/ emergency accommodation needs of women with no recourse to public funds.

Festivals

  • Dardishi - Dardishi is a community-focused zine and arts Festival that showcases Arab and North African womxn’s* contributions to contemporary art and culture. Dardishi Festival first took place on International Women’s Day weekend, 8 – 10 March 2019, at the Centre for Contemporary Arts Glasgow, UK.

Sport

  • See also Sport
  • Edge Gym: Femme Fit All - We're helping women increase confidence, strength and fitness
  • NewLife Gym: NewLife Ladies - NewLife Ladies is home to a diverse group of women, no matter your background, age, shape or weight there is something for everyone. From recreational trainers to fighters - we have got you covered.
  • Glasgow City Lacrosse Club (Facebook, Instagram) - Glasgow City Lacrosse is a Glasgow based lacrosse club that fields a women's team in the Scottish League. Whether you are an experienced player or looking to take up a new sport, we welcome players of all abilities.

Technology

  • Ladies of Code (Glasgow) - Are you a lady? Do you code? Are you searching for a similar bunch of ladies to develop your code skills with? You’ve come to the right place. We meet monthly to hear technical talks from leaders in the field, dive into the terminal in our expert workshops and hack whilst developing our code skills in the process.
  • Ladies of Glasgow Hacking Society (Twitter) - LGHS is an offensive & defensive technical security meetup for women in Glasgow.
  • Women in Tech Scotland - Welcome to all women in tech in Scotland! We are a group of female digital technology professionals getting together to discuss topics in tech, with a focus on advocating for better recognition and opportunities for women working in the technology sector in Scotland.
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