some Glasgow, Scottish, UK and International news items from last week’s Equality Updates e-newsletter:
An ENGENDER and EQUALITY AND HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION SCOTLAND event
on the 20th March, at 10am, GLASGOW, City Halls, Candleriggs, G1 1NQ
Equality, Human Rights and Constitutional Change: Where do women’s rights fit?
See Also: more women’s issues news and information in last week’s Equality Updates.
Scottish Women’s Convention: Do you know a young woman who inspires others? Nominate them for the Young Woman’s Achievement Award! The closing date for nominations is 31st March 2014. Young women work hard, influence others, and make a difference in communities. In recognition of these achievements, the SWC invites nominations for those who inspire others. To get an application form for this award please click here: http://digbig.com/5bjmwh If you have any questions or queries send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Rape Crisis Scotland news: Following the closure of the Rape and Abuse Line in the Highlands, Rape Crisis Scotland is working with The Highland Violence Against Women Partnership and the Scottish Government in developing plans to establish a new, stand alone, Rape Crisis and Sexual Abuse service in Highland within the next 12 months.
Read on at: http://digbig.com/5bjmys
GPS exclusion zones will be created around domestic abuse victims, which attackers will not be allowed to enter, under police plans. Full article on the Scotsman website