For comprehensive national information, see Fawcett’s national website here
Need help or advice? Unfortunately we are not able to offer assistance in individual cases of gender discrimination or inequality and we are not an information resource. But we hope that the links below will provide details of organisations that can help.
Bristol Domestic Abuse Forum
Bristol Rape Crisis
Bristol Feminist Network
Bristol Feminist Network Facebook Group
Bristol Women's Voice
Bristol University - Centre for Gender and Violence Research
Fair Play South West
One Space support community for single parents, delivered by SPAN
Platform 51 (YWCA) Bristol
SPAN (Single Parents Action Network)
Women's Equality Network Somerset
Bristol Libraries database of local organisations
Voscur’s directory of local voluntary groups
Awaz Utaoh (Currently no web presence)
Bristol Representation of Women in the Media project: website and blog
Wears the Trousers - women in the UK music industry
Pink Stinks - challenging the culture of pink which invades every aspect of girls' lives (UK)
The Front Page Campaign - against the exposure of children to pornography - including a complaints form (UK)
Equity's petition for equal representation of women in TV and film drama (UK)
Geena Davis Institute on Gender and Media - improving gender portrayals in children's media (US)
Media Education Foundation - films and resources (you can watch trailers on YouTube, e.g. "Generation M") (US)
Bechdel Test Movie List - rating films by the simple criteria of whether they have at least two women characters, who talk to each other about something besides a man.
Miss Representation - a film from 2010 by Jennifer Siebel Newsom which explores women’s under-representation in positions of power by challenging the limited and often disparaging portrayal of women in the media (US)
Home Office Sexualisation Review 2010 - by Dr Linda Papadopoulos. An independent review of the impact of the sexualisation of girls on violence against women.
You can find useful documents that we have produced via the left hand menu headings on the projects page of our website
Our annual report for 2011 can be viewed here, or here in 14pt format.
Our annual report for 2010 can be viewed here, or here in 14pt format.
Our annual report for 2009 can be viewed here, or here in 14pt format.
Our annual report for 2008 can be viewed here, or here in 14pt format.
Click here to view our annual report for 2007.