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Take A Stand Against Anti-Abortion Bullies

November 3, 2014

Abortion Rights: Take a stand against anti-abortion bullies, harassing women and doctors at Blackfriars Medical Practice. Full details: http://digbig.com/5bkkfe

 

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UK drops out of the top 20 most gender equal societies

November 3, 2014

The 2014 World Economic Forum Global Gender Gap report  finds that the UK has dropped out of the top 20 most gender equal societies, falling from 18th to 26th place overall, behind Nicaragua, Rwanda and 14 European countries.
Full article from Fawcett:
http://digbig.com/5bkkfx

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Do You Work With Single Parents In Pollok Or Maryhill?

November 3, 2014

One Parent Families Scotland are working in partnership with Glasgow Housing Association, Cube Housing and Scotcash to improve the support, information and advice available to Lone Parents who are affected by welfare reform.   For more details please contact Charlene Fleming – Lone Parent Family Co-ordinator on 07825 147935, charlene.fleming@opfs.org.uk

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Hidden Voices: Experiences of Violence for Disabled Women

November 3, 2014

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26th November, GLASGOW, The Hilton
Hidden Voices: Experiences of Violence for Disabled Women
As part of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence, this event is being held to consider disabled women’s experiences of violence. This event is for disabled women but will also be attended by service providers and academics.
Full details: http://digbig.com/5bkkdb

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Engender Invite You To Take A Survey On The Transfer Of Additional Powers To The Scottish Parliament

October 13, 2014

Engender logoLike other civil society organisations in Scotland we are currently working to respond to the Smith Commission, which has been established to consider which additional powers should be devolved to the Scottish Parliament. This Commission has been set up in accordance with assurances that a No vote in the referendum would lead to an enhanced devolution settlement
Read more and take the survey here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/8QRXLC8
and view the Briefing here (PDF): www.engender.org.uk/content/publications/Smith-Commission-briefing-October-2014.pdf

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Further Devolution – What Do Women Want?

October 13, 2014

21st November 10am – 1pm.
The Scottish Women’s Convention is holding an event around further devolution for Scotland. To register email info@scottishwomensconvention.org or call 0141 339 4797.

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Write to End Violence Against Women Awards

October 7, 2014

These awards, organised jointly by Zero Tolerance, NUJ Scotland, Rape Crisis Scotland, Scottish Women’s Aid and White Ribbon Scotland are now in their second year and seek to showcase and celebrate high quality writing published between 01/09/13 and 01/09/14 which addresses violence against women, and challenges the culture that supports it.
Submission deadline is 31 October 2014. For more information on how to submit a piece for the award, please visit: http://writetoendvaw.com/how-to-enter/
The awards ceremony will be at the Scottish Parliament on 10 December during the 16 Days of Action to Eliminate Violence Against Women. For further information or queries please contact Clare McKeown at Zero Tolerance on 0131 556 7365 or clare.mckeown@zerotolerance.org.uk.

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