Women only courses on offer this winter

Amber supports girls SUS-160126-112809001
Amber supports girls SUS-160126-112809001

A number of women only sessions are taking place in January and February organised by the Girlz-What project.

They are being held at the Respond Academy, Silchester Mews. St Leonards, on Mondays from 10am - 3pm.

Earlier this month there was a talk by Penny beale, whose daughter was a victim of domestic violence.

Still to come, on Monday February 3, is a women’s self-defence class, from 12pm - 2pm; a relationship and personal choices discussion on February 8 and roleplay, scenarios and discussion on February 15.

For more information contact Respond Academy on 01424 718235 or email respondacademy3@gmail.com.

Girlz-What was formed in 2012 to provide local young women with a forum for developing their self respect and exploring opportunities for personal development using the arts.

It is specifically targeting young women who could be vulnerable to exploitation, by seeking to raise their sights towards education and life skills.

Hastings MP Amber Rudd, who attended the launch, said: “This is a really important local initiative. Young women can find themselves in a spiral of difficulties and Respond Academy helps to show them what alternatives there are and how everyone can make choices about their lives.”

You can find out more about the Girlz-What project and the activities it has on offer by visiting its Facebook page.

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