Blog Archive

Here's a list by theme of all the blogs previously published by Women for Independence so that you can easily find what you're looking for.

 

Women into Public Life

 

Women Bring a Wider Perspective to Political Decision-Making

by Margaret Young, Published July 2016

 

Reflections on Women Entering Public Life

By Selma Rahman, published June 2016

 

My Journey into Politics

By Cllr Irene Hamilton, published June 2016

 

Taking a Stand! One Woman's Route to Council

By Emma Knox, published June 2016

 

Getting Involved; Community Councils Need You!

By Laura Stevens, Published September 2015

 

Media Watch

Musings on Muirfield

By Kirsty Strickland, published May 2016

 

The BBC; Blokes' Broadcasting Corporation

By Kirsty Strickland, published May 2016

 

Women on the Telly

By Kirsty Strickland, Published January 2016

 

Fillibustering Fellas

By Kirsty Strickland, Published November 2015

 

Poems and Numbers

By Kirsty Strickland, Published October 2015

 

The Return of Media Watch

By Kirsty Strickland, October 2015

 

Can Question Time Be the Best?

by Kirsty Strickland, July 2015

 

What's the Picture Overall?

by Kirsty Strickland, July 2015

 

Some Questions for Question Time

by Kirsty Strickland, published June 2015

 

Wooden Spoons for Sunday Politics.  Cheers for Andy Murray

by Kirsty Strickland, June 2015

 

An Interview with Libby Brooks

by Gillian Martin, May 2015

 

Post-Election Media Watch

by Kirsty Strickland & Gillian Martin, May 2015

 

Week Three

By Kirsty Strickland & Gillian Martin, May 2015

 

Week Two

by Kirsty Strickland & Gillian Martin, April 2015

 

Week One

by Kirsty Strickland & Gillian Martin, published April 2015

 

Introducing WFI Media Watch

by WFI, published April 2015

 

 

Justice Watch

Report from the Frontline

By Maggie Mellon, Published May 2016

 

Justice Watch - Week Two Blog

by Maggie Mellon, Published April 2016

 

Justice Watch - Launch Day in Edinburgh

By Maggie Mellon, Published March 2016

 

Medical Records; A Survivor's Story

By Rape Crisis Scotland, Published March 2016

 

Sara Sheridan Reports from Edinburgh Sheriff Court

By Sara Sheridan, Published March 2016

 

Women's Groups Call for an end to Abortion Prosecutions

By BPAS, Published March 2016

 

New Prisons?  Old Wine in New Bottles

By Maggie Mellon, published February 2016

 

Justicewatch Update, January 2016

By Justicewatch Steering Group

 

Response to Scottish Government Consultation on Short Sentences

By Women for Independence, published December 2015

 

Women for Justice, Justice for Women

By Maggie Mellon, published November 2015

 

A Letter to Justice Secretary Michael Matheson

by Maggie Mellon, published March 2015

 

 

Women for Independence History & Activities

Edinburgh WFI Hustings - Not a Suit in Sight!

By Selma Rahman, published April 2016

 

What do women want from the Scottish Parliament?

By Women for Indy, published April 2016

 

Shall We Not Speak for Ourselves? - Telling a Different Story of Scotland's Past

By Dr. Lesley Orr, published February 2016

 

The Gender of Independence

by Jane Archer, published September 2015

 

We Can, You Can!  Getting Active through WFI!

By Vivienne Bon, Published September 2015

 

Divisiveness and Destruction - Why Can't We All Just Disagree?

By Sandra Mills, published August 2015

 

WFIWomenhelpwomen; the sisters are doing it for themselves

by Dr Marsha Scott, published July 2015

 

Back to School Uniform Bank - Tackling Poverty Directly!

by Sandra Douglas, published July 2015

 

The Monstrous Regiment of Women

by Dr Marsha Scott, published February 2015

 

A History of Women for Independence - doing Politics Differently

by Kathleen Caskie, published February 2015

 

Diversity in Practice; How do we practically involve women from ethnic minority backgrounds in WFI?

By Nighet Nasim Riaz, published January 2015

 

 

Feminism and Equality

Sexism and Childcare; Time for a Massive Rethink

By Pat Doran, Published April 2016

 

16 Days to End Violence Against Women

by Dr Marsha Scott, Published November 2015

 

Helping Women to Work

by Michelle Rodger, published November 2015

 

Land Reform is a Women's Issue

by Maggie Mellon, published October 2015

 

I'm a feminist because . . 

by Jay Andrew, April 2015

 

It may be the 21st century, but we still need feminism.

by Mary McLernon, published April 2015

 

Emotional Abuse; the Invisible Side of Domestic Abuse

by Mary Jackson, published April 2015

 

The Case for All Women's Shortlists; An Alternative View from Avondale

by Gillian Wales, published March 2015

 

The Living Rent Campaign- Better Housing is a Feminist Issue

by Liz Ely, published March 2015

 

Bathrobes in Lockers - Why we need Feminism if we Want Equality

by Kathleen Caskie, published March 2015

 

Cheap Publicity Stunts won't work Labour; It's time to take women seriously!

by Carol Fox, published February 2015

 

Food and Health

We Need to Talk about Eating Disorders

By Delilah Doe, published March 2016

 

Eating Like There Is no Tomorrow

by Deirdre Henderson, Published October 2015

 

Food - Shop Until You Drop!

by Margaret Cuthbert, published August 2015

 

A Plea for Everyone to Change one Thing - Food and Ethics

by Jemma Beedie, published August 2015

 

Incredible Edible Experience

by Cait Murray-Green, published August 2015

 

A Glasgow Fable - Scotland and Food

by Maggie Mellon, published August 2015

 

Democracy and Internationalism

Let's Keep it Civilised Sisters!

By Selma Rahman, published March 2016

 

The Facts about Syrian Refugee Dispersal

By Maggie Lennon, Published January 2016

 

The Crisis Facing Women & Girls in India

By Cathy Ratcliff, published December 2015

 

TTIP; The Evidence

By Zara Munro, Published September 2015

 

A Burmese Tale; the Reality of Cameron's Rhetoric on Immigration

by Lisa Houston, Published September 2015

 

TTIP - What's it all about? 

By Victoria Heaney, published July 2015

 

Solidarity with Indonesian Domestic Workers

By Maria Pakpahan, published June 2015

 

Human Rights Act - The Basics

by Professor Christine Bell, published May 2015

 

Diaries from Galicia, Catalonia & Euskadi

by Gillian Martin, published March 2015

 

From Scotland to Iraq, We Cannot Stay Silent About the Abuse of Women

by Carolyn Leckie, published February 2015

 

Miscellaneous

Fracking - Who Benefits?

By Carol McManus, published March 2016 

 

The Panel of Effing Experts - on perfection and motherhood

By Sandra Mills, published February 2016

 

Land Reform; A Tale of Historical Injustice

By Carol Charters, published November 2015

 

Socks on a Plane; A Blog for International Word Thrombosis Day

by Margaret Young, published October 2015

 

Why My Voice is Just as Important

by Shona Graham, published June 2015

 

Can we laugh about this yet? STEM subjects, crying, Jimmy Choos and the love of a good woman.

By Sandra Mills, published June 2015

 

Compassion in our Welfare System

by Ash Regan-Denholm, May 2015

 

Why should women have to pay for the bankers' mistakes? - Save Clydebank Women's Aid!

By Carolyn Leckie, published January 2015

 

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