South Leeds has a particularly large Asian (predominantly Pakistani and Bangladeshi) community along with a highly transient population new migrants. The area also has high rates of the four largest health issues: smoking; obesity; diabetes; and COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) as well as larger than average numbers of severe
Leeds Girls Can are supporting Women’s Lives Leeds – Safer Streets initiative with a 2 week event on Holbeck Moor with a range of women’s and family activities on offer in March. The initiative aims to create a safe space for women and girls in our parks and green spaces.
International Women’s Day will once again be celebrated in person as part of the city’s successful ‘Leeds Girl Can’ initiative this Saturday (5 March 2022), with the event running from 12pm to 3pm. Taking over the Royal Armouries Square by Leeds Dock, the event will include a wide range of