WFI has always championed breaking down barriers for all women to play their full part in public life. Here, Ashley Graczyk who is an independent councillor for the Sighthill-Gorgie ward in Edinburgh writes about the barriers that are faced by many women and why we need to break them down.
Strathearn Women for Indy raised over £400 for the Women in Hebron co-operative by taking part in the SimplyHealth Great Women’s 10k in Glasgow in 2018. Two of Strathearn WFI's members, Paula Harris and Keira Gibson pictured below with Nawal Slemiah, visited Hebron, Palestine in the summer. Keira writes here about the Women in Hebron and their experiences.
Maree Todd MSP made some tablet for some care experienced young people. The Tories took exception to this and The Herald spun a story around the Tories. One of our members has written an open letter to Maree Todd and asked WFI to publish it.
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Our National Committee member Suzanne McLaughlin who is a personal friend of Gillian Martin MSP, writes about the events around Gillian not being appointed as a Scottish government minister in June 2018. This opinion piece first appeared in The National and can be read on their website too.
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Many people know the work that WFI do that is in the public eye but much of our work goes on behind the scenes. That can make it more difficult for people to know what we are doing and why. So this is part of an occasional series of blogs to look a bit further at WFI work and our reasons for doing what we do.
Our National Committee member Sue Lyons who lives in the Highlands writes about how women in Caithness are being treated worse than cattle.
17 year old Women for independence member Zara Munro reflects on inequality in Scottish Politics.
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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