As well as providing a platform for women to extend their comedic and creative boundaries, helping women to find their voice in the face of adversity or challenge, whether personally or professionally, is very much a part of our DNA.
Over the years we have raised funds and awareness for a number of charities alongside our events. These include RISE, Coppafeel, Womankind Worldwide, Ovarian Cancer Action, Women’s Aid and Refuge.
All money raised from the Funny Women Awards 2017 will be donated to the UN Women National Committee UK, who raise awareness, much needed funds and advocate for gender equality and to end violence against women globally.
UN Women, the UN entity dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women is a global champion for women and girls, established to accelerate progress on meeting their needs worldwide.
UN Women’s HeForShe solidarity movement for gender equality invites men and boys to become change agents towards the achievement of gender equality and to build on the work of the women’s movement as equal partners, crafting and implementing a shared vision of gender equality that will benefit all of humanity.
HeForShe London 2018 Arts Week is taking place 8th-15th March.