Women for Indy Edinburgh member and 2017 council candidate Amy McNeese-Mechan reports on Edinburgh Women for Indy's recent celebrations for International Women's Day.Read more
Tasked with giving some thought as to how Women for Independence can reach out to more diverse groups and individuals, Selma Rahman, Kirsten Izatt, Mireille Pouget and Victoria Heaney of the National Commitee have pulled together the following advice and resources for local groups.Read more
Vera Tens is a member of Women for Independence and a German national. This is the story of a woman that the Westminster Government consider to be a bargaining chip.Read more
An opinion poll published this week showed that women are still less likely to vote for Scottish independence than men, just as they were at the 2014 referendum. Women for Indy National Co-ordinator Kathleen Caskie and National Committee member Marsha Scott consider what we can do to address this.Read more
Here is the presentation to National Council, March 2017 of Heather Anderson of the National Committee and Farmers for Yes.Read more
Julie Bell from our National Committee organised a democracy event in Angus. The results were fascinating. Read on to find out more.Read more
In November 2016 I gratefully accepted an invitation to speak at The WFI conference in Perth. There I was able to talk about the experience of myself and my children following separation from my ex-partner, an abusive and controlling man. We received unjust and unsafe treatment at the hands of the Scottish Legal System and in relation to Child Contact Centres. These are currently unregulated or inspected by any independent bodies, and staff are not required to have any professional qualifications in relation to working with children.
The awesome women of WFI Clackmannanshire ran their now-annual 'Pay What You Can' shop at Christmas. Here local WFI member Susan Fraser updates on this year's success.Read more
Julie Bell of the National Committee is running for council in Angus. In this blog she passes on her tips to other candidates as to how to survive the campaign!Read more
Photo shows East Ayrshire Women for Independence. Margaret Young at far right, and Linsey Reid holding right hand side of WFI banner.
Women for Independence National Committee member and East Ayrshire WFI activist Margaret Young led a campaign to have maternity pads included in Scotland's new Baby Box initiative, inspired by local midwife Linsey Reid. With the support of Gillian Martin MSP, we're delighted that her campaign succeeded. Read about it here.Read more