Red:GLOW network outreaches to overlooked young women by exploring Gender and Leadership


Giving every young woman the tools to be a leader in her life.

Working with local partners in the UK, Spain, Slovenia, Poland, Latvia and Italy, the initiative will promote active citizenship and build skills for work for around 1,000 disadvantaged young women. Our network – Red:GLOW- stands for Gender, Leadership, Outreach and Work, with Red meaning ‘network’ in Spanish. The work that we do through the network will develop young women and youth workers’ understanding of the links between citizenship attitudes, skills and behaviours and those for employment, and we will expand on this concept throughout the project.

We are developing leadership and volunteering programmes in each country to foster skills and attitudes linked to citizenship and active participation and have started to deliver these programmes. Each young woman can receive support from a mentor, and we are working with these mentors and youth workers to improve their abilities to support these young women to transform their lives.

  • Red:GLOW was launched in: 2019
  • Women and girls directly impacted: 805
  • Number of partner organisations: 7
  • Visit project website: Red:GLOW

Project impact


Creating a network of 7 partner organisations from 6 European countries.


Working with 750+ young women, providing opportunities for personal growth through leadership and citizenship activities.


Providing 210 young women from disadvantaged backgrounds the chance to get together to share their learning and experiences with each other.

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