What we think
Check out our short films about things that matter to us.
Why do girls fail at school?
This film tells the stories of three girls who have struggled or failed at school because they were bullied.
Paula had a chaotic school life. She was bullied but then she herself turned into the bully:
A place to come to
Lou was so ashamed of what she did she planned suicide. Diane used alcohol to blot out the traumas in her life and ended up in prison. This film explains how we helped them turn their lives around. It costs £3,000 for us to run an eight-week programme like the one Diane and Lou attended. 95% of the women who attend our programme do not re-offend.
What actually happens at a Platform 51 centre? The women at our centre in Bilston explain in this film:
Lindsey Hills wins The Marsh Award for volunteering, which recognises the achievements of women as they rebuild their lives. Lindsey was one of a number of women nominated by their peers at women's charity Platform 51 as deserving of the award. The winner was chosen by city financier and generous sponsor of the award, Mr Brian Marsh.
Tegen was disruptive at school, but with the help of Platform 51 learned what she needed to do to turn her life around. Listen to her story:
Girls from our women's centre in Knowsley, Liverpool, explain how Platform 51 has helped them take control of their lives:
“It saved my life” says Rebecca in this film about the Platform 51 Chrysalis programme:
In this film you will learn about what Platform 51 does for women offenders, those at risk of offending and women who have been victims of crime.
This film explains what Platform 51 does for women living in poverty.
Find out more about the wide range of courses, activities, support and opportunities that we offer to women about health and wellbeing.
In this film you will learn more about what Platform 51 does to stop the talent of many women being wasted.
Rosie's childhood was destroyed by physical and sexual abuse. Listen to her story.
In this one politicians and partner organisations talk the importance of our work with women with mental health problems.
In this film you'll discover what our amazing supporters have been doing to raise money for Platform 51:
A quarter of women in the UK experience domestic violence in their lifetime
who we help
Laura has been a drug user for the past ten years and is now working hard to stay clean.
96% of executive directors of the UK's top 100 companies are men.
Give £20 and we can offer counselling to a young woman and help her find a way through her problems.