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What is the Gender Pay Gap and Why Does It Matter?

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Michelle Rodger is a WFI National Committee member and a director of Business for Scotland.  In this blog post she explains how the gender pay gap harms women. 

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How Should We Approach IndyRef2?

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This is the text of the address that Maggie Lennon of our National Committee gave to our AGM earlier this month on the Committee's thoughts on what our strategy should be for IndyRef2.

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The Cult of Dubious Personalities

 

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With the news that the UN is making Wonder Women an international ambassador, National Committee member Selma Rahman considers the issues. 

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What We've Been Up To - Our Annual Report!

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It's nearly time for our AGM (if you haven't done so yet, you can get your tickets here) and all our members have been sent the full annual report, but we also wanted to give our supporters and interested people an overview of our year.  This is an extract from the report to members. 

Please note; you don't have to be a WFI member, or even supporter to come to our AGM.  You don't even have to be a Yes voter.  You just have to be a woman who wants to discuss how we make Scotland a better place.  

 

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I didn't get what I wanted, so . . .

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Selma Rahman of the WFI National Committee voted for Scottish independence and she voted to stay in the EU.  She didn't get what she wanted, so . . . 

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The Case for a National Women's Officer

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The SNP will shortly elect its Women's and Equalities Convener.  Amy McNeese-Mechan, a trade unionist and SNP member as well as a member of Women for Independence, blogs on how we should respond to inequalties. 

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Lies, Damned Lies and Propaganda

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Selma Rahman from our National Committee speculates on propaganda, media and associated lies. Picture shows the official imperial seal of Darius the Great.  

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STV and Stephen Daisley; A Balancing Act

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We hear a lot about the need for a 'balanced media'.  In her latest #WFIMediaWatch blog, Kirsty Strickland ponders what balance in the media means in the light of recent controversies. 

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Justice Watch Update August 2016

 

National Commitee member Maggie Mellon updates on #JusticeWatch.

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Councillor, Fishwife and other Terms of Endearment

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Former SNP Group Leader on East Ayrshire Council Kim Nicoll blogs about becoming a councillor. Since her time at the coal face in local politics Kim  has worked as a Radio Journalist and is currently employed as a Refuge Worker at Glasgow East Women’s Aid, any follow up contact can be made through Women for Indy.

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