Feminism for Change is a 6 week course for women in recovery from drug and alcohol addiction that helps develop self-esteem and awareness through exploring feminist ideas.

The course provides a safe space for women to talk, reflect and draw from each others' life experiences, learn about the ways in which women are expected to conform to gender roles and understand the impact of this on their lives.

Through looking at different ideas and taking them apart together as a group, the course aims to identify and highlight the strengths and resources the come with surviving as women in an unequal world.

"Feminism for Change had an impact on my everyday life in just about every way." - Saida

We explore a different topic each week, including:

  • Sex and Consent
  • Shame
  • The history of feminism in the UK
  • Co-dependency

The course includes a full day of training (10.30am to 3.30pm on Wednesdays) for six weeks with travel expenses reimbursed and handouts provided for each session. We also aim to provide assistance with childcare arrangements where possible. Referrals are made via a service or you can self-refer. It's open to all women who are accessing or have accessed treatment for drug or alcohol addiction.

To apply or enquire, contact Tonya Connor: [email protected] or call 020 3490 1818. Our next intake begins in September 2019.

"I've started observing myself and the world differently. I've started making changes to my relationships." - Sinead