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Accessing Maternity Services - This Is A Call To Arms

Our National Committee member Sue Lyons who lives in the Highlands writes about how women in Caithness are being treated worse than cattle.

 

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Claim Your Narrative

Paisley WFI member Anne Scriven wrote about her experience of becoming involved with Women for Independence and claiming her narrative in Laldy! West of Scotland Literary Journal (Issue 1, Spring 2018) and we are delighted to reproduce her work with kind permission of Clochoderick Press

 

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National Committee Member Zara Munro Discusses Inequality In Scottish Politics

17 year old Women for independence member Zara Munro reflects on inequality in Scottish Politics.

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Thoughts and Prayers

TEARS OF STRUGGLE AND THE POWER OF RESISTANCE: JUSTICE WATCH FOR AHED TAMIMI AND THE IMPRISONED WOMEN AND CHILDREN OF PALESTINE

What were the circumstances that led to a 16 year old being arrested as a dangerous criminal, with the very strong likelihood that she will be incarcerated for many years and what has this to do with Women for Independence?  National Committee member Lesley Orr explains. 

 

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A Quilt For Scotland

A Quilt made by women for the National Archive

What Scotland means to me:
The ambition is to offer a completed quilt to the Scottish Parliament, Holyrood for display as part of the 2018 Festival of Politics. We invite to you to join us….Vivienne Bon (Edinburgh Women for Independence), and Gillian Wilson (West Lothian Women for Independence) to make a Quilt for the National Archive;

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Women for Justice : Justice for Women

Scotland has the highest rate of imprisonment of women in all of the countries of the UK, all of which imprison substantially higher rates of women and men than other comparable countries in Europe.
Are Scottish women really more violent or dangerous than women in England, or in Ireland or other countries? Or are other factors determining the high rate of women’s imprisonment?
WFI Justice Watch went into our courts to see for ourselves how and why women are sent to prison in Scotland. This is the report of what we found.

 

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A Personal Perspective : Speaking Out - How WFI can learn from the development of Women's Aid in Scotland

Km Nicoll is a member of WFI and works for Glasgow East Women's Aid.  Here she shares her personal thoughts on the parallels between the developments of the two organisations and the way they work.

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The Mothers of the Revolution – and their sons and daughters

One of our 2016/17 National Committee members Julie Bell was a witness to the referendum in Catalonia and reflects on the experience and what has been happening since.

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Well Being - How We Do Politics Differently

We love to do politics differently but what does that really mean?  

A look at our last National Council on Well Being will give you some clues.

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