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Hampshire County Federation of Women’s Institutes

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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.

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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

Dental Health Matters – the Resolution was passed at the AGM in June with 95% of the vote.

The NFWI Public Affairs Department will now take the resolution away and develop a WI campaign to take action on the dental health crisis both locally and nationally. There will be lots of opportunities for members to get involved.

Campaign News

Clean Rivers for People & Wildlife Campaign

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