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The S Word

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National Committee Member Sandra Mills blogs on shame and politics.  What does it mean for independence campaigners? 

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This is not the Feminist Revolution We Were Looking For

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Amy McNeese-Mechan of Edinburgh WFI looks at the rise of the women politicians with a cynical eye. 

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Good Job Someone Has a Plan!

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Some politicians want to have their cake and eat it too!  Selma Rahman from our National Committee looks at the current state of politics. 

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Integrity - What does it look like?

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Julie Bell of Women for Independence's National Committee writes about integrity in politics and what it might actually mean. 

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Bombastic, Brutal, Brexit

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Here's our Kirsty Strickland looking at Brexit and the need for women's voices to be heard. 

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Women bring a Wider Perspective to Political Decision Making

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Margaret Young from the National Committee talks about her experience of standing for political office.  Photo shows Margaret (second from left) with some Women for Indy colleagues at a Bairns not Bombs rally in Glasgow. 

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Reflections on Women Entering Public Life

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Women for Independence had a great National Council in Aberdeen yesterday, Saturday 11th June.  Selma Rahman of the National Committee, who chaired Council, reflects on some of the issues raised.   Selma is third from the left in this photo of some of the women who attended. 

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My Journey Into Politics

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In the second of our blog series by women who have gone into politics via local councils, Cllr Irene Hamilton of Clackmannanshire Council tells her story. Irene is second from the right in this photo, attending a WFI event in Alloa. 

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Taking a Stand! One Woman's Route to Council.

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This is the first of what we hope will be a series of blog posts from women who have stood for council.  Our aim is to help women to feel better informed about what is involved and to encourage more women to stand for whatever political party they support.  Here Emma Knox explains what encouraged her to stand as a council by-election candidate in Highland. 

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#MediaWatch Musings on Muirfield

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#WFIMediaWatch's champion blogger Kirsty Strickland muses on recent events among the Scottish gentlemanly golfing community, and considers matrimonial opportunities. 

(We are assured this is a photograph of the interior of Muirfield golf club.  We really wouldn't know.)

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