“Girls group makes you feel better about yourself and makes you feel proud.”

Read all about the girls room and its impact on girls and young women, in our first outcomes report.

The project which has been supported by the National Lottery and GMCA covid fund is a virtual youth project for girls.

So far 22 young women have engaged in the group and took part in a variety of activities and discussion, which have been carefully planned and developed to build confidence, resilience and to empower young women.

For more information go to https://toughcookiesed.co.uk/the-girls-room/

Grant-funded community projects

The Girls Room (Supported by The National Lottery Communities grant fund)
Girl work project for young women living in Greater Manchester.

Youth work week 2020 (Supported by GMCA, Vunerable childrens covid response fund) For this year’s Youth Work Week, Tough Cookies Education are inviting Greater Manchester’s youth work teams into our zoom classroom to take part in our FREE workshops focused on helping you deliver the best relationships, sex and health education.

Become a cancer champion! (funded by Answer Cancer)
Raising awareness of NHS cancer screening and talking about ovarian, breast and bowel cancer awareness in the greater Manchester community. Become an answer cancer champion with Tough Cookies Education.

Self-care Kits for Teens (Supported by Action Together and Forever Manchester)
A little box of happiness delivered to young people in a time of need. Our COVID-19 response project, building young peoples resilience.

Healthy Relationships (Oldham Standing Together Fund)
Delivering healthy relationship workshops across Oldham with primary and secondary aged children and young people and their parents and carers. Working with young people and families to explore: healthy relationships, sexual violence, exploitation and other VAWG issues.

Consent and Pizza (Salford for Good)
Let’s have an open and honest conversation about consent, we are making sure young people are equipped with the right skills and knowledge to understand their rights and responsibilities when it comes to relationships, body boundaries and consent.


Tough Cookies CIC Ed is a Community Interest Company (a form of social enterprise) and not-for-profit organisation. TOUGH COOKIES ED CIC Company number 11973642