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Welcome to The V Word!

A safe, supportive and empowering home for the women veteran community.

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We believe in the power of community, where women veterans rise together, support each other, and rewrite the narrative, creating a tidal wave of positive change that resonates through generations!


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Coming Soon!

Feb 2024

The V Word has helped me realise my own true worth.

- Helen, RAF Veteran -

What We Offer

A vibrant community created by women veterans, for women veterans. From peer-to-peer support and workshops, to research and online training resources, we have you covered. 

Join us today, become an integral part of our thriving community, and let's create an unstoppable force together.


The V Word and our community had the privilege of hosting and facilitating 3 Focus groups on behalf of research for the Scottish Veterans commissioner, Susie Hamilton. 


The focus groups aimed to empower women veterans and advocate for positive changes in support services.
The purpose of this was to give women veterans a voice, considering the historic lack of research and focuson this under-represented cohort'.

The 2023 strategy for the Scottish Veteran Commissioner is to ensure ALL veterans voices are heard including Women Veterans, therefore collaborated with The V Word's Visible #WeSeeYou campaign to generate these Focus Groups.

The findings within this report have been used to inform recommendations to Scottish and UK Government.

In January the Scottish Veterans Commissioner produced a further report informed from these Focus Groups and other work with recommendations for future improvements called - Anything But Uniformed.


Both reports can be downloaded below. 

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Our Affiliates

We are proud to partner with organisations and companies that share our commitment to supporting women veterans.


Our partners provide valuable resources and support to help us achieve our mission.


If you are interested in becoming a partner, please contact us.

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Scottish Veterans Commissioner logo
Women Empowering defence logo
Healthier Heroes Logo logo
Forces transition group logo
Ur back up logo
Renew logo
Recruit for spouses logo
My Ark logo
One feather logo
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Tough Enough To Care logo
More than a lumpy jumper logo
The holistic resettlement company
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Purple Tuesday Logo
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Chris Platts Professional Celebrant Logo
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The Community Award

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