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The Women’s Press LTD, Publishers, 1978 - c.2013

  • GB 1534 RM3
  • Corporate body
  • 1978 - c.2013

The Women’s Press LTD is a publishing firm established in 1978 and dedicated to publishing books for women by women, feminist fiction and non-fiction by women writers from around the globe. Publishing included literary and crime fiction, biography and autobiography, health, race and disability, women’s studies and cultural, sexual and political history. The publishers appear to have dissolved c.2013.

The Well Women Centre

  • Badges/WA/35
  • Corporate body
  • 1992-

The Well Women Centre is run by women for women. We aim to provide a quality, 'needs led' service promoting positive health care for women, by offering a range of health information, education and supportive services.

Our councellors work within the code of Ethics and Practice of the British Association for Counselling. All our counsellors have full CRB clearance.

The campaign for a Well Women Centre in the Wigan Borough began in 1988.

Limited funding was made available through the Urban programme to set up and run a Well Women Centre based in Leigh and the doors of the Centre opened in May 1992.

The NAMES Project Foundation, Inc.

  • Badges/WA/36
  • Corporate body
  • 1987-

Established in 1987, The NAMES Project Foundation, Inc. Is the international, non-governmental, 501(c)(3) organization that is the custodian of The AIDS Memorial Quilt and its associated document and media archive. As a 501(c)(3) organization and in accordance with our by-laws, The NAMES Project Foundation is governed by a duly elected Board of Directors.

2012 marks the 25th anniversary of The NAMES Project Foundation, the international caretaker of the epic AIDS Memorial Quilt. It was in 1987 that friends and family first gathered in a San Francisco storefront determined to find a way to remember and honor the lives of their friends, partners, loved one lost to HIV/AIDS.

The Lesbians and Policing Project, 1984-1990

  • GB1534 LP1
  • Corporate body
  • 1984-1990

The Lesbians and Policing Project (Lespop) was a project developed from the Gay London Police Monitoring Group (GALOP) in 1985 in order to support lesbians in relation to the abuse faced from the police. Based in London they offered workshops and phone-line services often focusing on how race and disability intersected with sexuality to influence treatment of lesbians by the police. Their advice focussed on how to deal with police raids, tactics for demonstrations, legal advice, and information on Section 28. Lespop also sought to research treatment of Lesbians by the police by working with lesbians in London.

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