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Hampshire County Federation of Women’s Institutes

Where Everyone is Welcome

Welcome to Hampshire Federation of Women’s Institutes. Formed in 1918 our federation currently has 181 WIs and 7,254 members. Each WI is unique in style, size and character and each has its own personality and programme for its members.

Apologies, “Find a WI” map is currently under reconstruction.
Apologies, “Find a WI” map is currently under reconstruction.
Apologies, “Find a WI” map is currently under reconstruction.
Apologies, “Find a WI” map is currently under reconstruction.
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Welcome to the HCFWI

181 WIs, 7000+ Members & Endless Activities!

Welcome to Hampshire Federation of Women’s Institutes. Formed in 1918 our federation currently has 181 WIs and 7000+ members. Each WI is unique in style, size and character and each has its own personality and programme for its members. Based in villages, towns and cities there is bound to be one near you, if not, we can help you form one. Apart from monthly meetings with a speaker or demonstration, many WIs have an extra wide range of activities including book clubs, theatre trips, walking, darts, craft, lunch and Mah Jong groups.

Welcome to the HCFWI

Empowering Women Through Education, Friendship & Advocacy

The WI is a democratic, social and educational charity and gives members the opportunity to build new skills, make new friends and be inspired. We encourage members to take part in a wide variety of activities and to campaign on issues that matter to them and their Communities. WIs meet once a month.

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What’s Going on in Hampshire

WI Resolutions & Campaigns

2024 Resolution Results

2024 Resolution Results

2024 Resolution Results

2024 Resolution Results

This year there were over 95,000 individual selections cast by WI members and the most popular resolution was Dental Health Matters.

The NFWI Board of Trustees has agreed to put this resolution forward to the Annual Meeting in May.

Dental Health Matters – 37,772 votes cast

There is a chronic shortage of NHS Dentists and people are suffering health issues as a result.

The NFWI calls on the Government to increase investment in the training and retention of dentists and to review the current inadequate NFS contracts in order to ensure everyone can access and NHS dentist wherever they live

Impacts of Poor Housing Conditions – 27,608 votes cast

Say “No” to Gambling Advertising – 20,077 votes cast

Improving Outcomes for Women in the Criminal Justice System – 9,949 votes cast

Campaign News

Clean Rivers for People & Wildlife Campaign

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