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‘Sex & Power 2014: Who Runs Britain?’

September 15, 2014

Counting Women In logo…. at the current rate of progress, a child born today will be drawing her pension before she has any chance of being equally represented in the UK Parliament.
‘Sex & Power 2014: Who Runs Britain?’

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Hidden In Plain Sight: A Statistical Analysis Of Violence Against Children (UNICEF September 2014)

September 15, 2014

cover of UNICEF Hidden In Plain Sight report“Interpersonal violence – in all its forms – has a grave effect on children: Violence undermines children’s future potential; damages their physical, psychological and emotional well-being; and in many cases, ends their lives. The report sheds light on the prevalence of different forms of violence against children, with global figures and data from 190 countries. Where relevant, data are disaggregated by age and sex, to provide insights into risk and protective factors.” (UNICEF)

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Glasgow Women’s Library Current Events Programme

September 14, 2014

Current Events Programme: a range of events, from heritage walks to poetry workshops. Get the PDF here: http://digbig.com/5bkhae

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Scottish ‘Clare’s Law’ Pilot Areas Announced (18/08/14)

September 5, 2014

Aberdeen City and Ayrshire are to run trials of a Scottish Disclosure Scheme for Domestic Abuse.
Scottish Government news release here: http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2014/08/5429

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The Big Idea Weekend for Young Women

August 19, 2014

Girls On The Move logo6th – 7th September, Edinburgh
Girls on the Move is a Youth Scotland project designed to increase the physical activity levels of girls and young women in Scotland and is funded by the Scottish Government. The project is celebrating the achievements of its young leaders with The Big Idea Weekend!

Featuring a wide range of workshops and activities, this is an amazing opportunity for girls and young women aged 15+ to:
Try new dance, sport and fitness workshops;
Gain new skills and get ideas for your own sessions;
Meet other leaders across Scotland to share experiences;
Get one-to-one guidance on leadership from tutors;
Learn about becoming a GOTM mentor and ambassador;
Have fun and meet new friends!.

Full details: http://digbig.com/5bkfhf

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Film Screening: Love And Sex In An Age Of Pornography

August 19, 2014

17th September, 10am – 1pm, GFT, GlasgowWomen's Support Project logo

The Women’s Support Project is delighted to have bought the license to use this film in education and public awareness raising and are keen to share it with a professional audience to gauge your reactions, thoughts and reflections.   This film provides a unique opportunity to see insights into all sides of the porn industry – from the behind the scenes production to the impact on young consumers. It also includes exclusive behind the scenes interviews with those involved in the mainstream porn industry in America and in the Europe.  Full details and to book:
http://vawpreventionscotland.org.uk/news/love-sex-age-pornography

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Keeping Mothers In Mind: Trauma Informed Approaches To Supporting Mothers Who Have Experienced Violence And Their Young Children

August 19, 2014

New article on the Centre for Research on Families and Relationships Blog: Keeping Mothers In Mind: Trauma Informed Approaches To Supporting Mothers Who Have Experienced Violence And Their Young Children

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