We are Girls Friendly Society, providing opportunities for girls and young women to develop their self-esteem, confidence, emotional wellbeing and resilience since 1875.

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Our history

Established in 1875, we continue to support girls and young women in the present day.

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Find out practical information about what you and your daughter can expect from us.

Our partners

Meet the organisations we team up with who help us achieve our mission and objectives.

We support girls and young women through the difficult transition from childhood to adolescence to young adulthood to enable them to fulfil their potential and live as independent women.

"We cannot all succeed when half of us are held back"

17 year old schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai

Established in 1875 Girls Friendly Society is one of the oldest registered charities working to support girls and young women in England and Wales.


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