We Need More Diverse Representation Of Women In Politics

We Need More Diverse Representation Of Women In Politics

WFI has always championed breaking down barriers for all women to play their full part in public life. Here, Ashley Graczyk who is an independent councillor for the Sighthill-Gorgie ward in Edinburgh writes about the barriers that are faced by many women and why we need to break them down....

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Women in Hebron : Existence is Resistance

Women in Hebron : Existence is Resistance

Strathearn Women for Indy raised over £400 for the Women in Hebron co-operative by taking part in the SimplyHealth Great Women’s 10k in Glasgow in 2018. Two of Strathearn WFI’s members, Paula Harris and Keira Gibson pictured below with Nawal Slemiah, visited Hebron, Palestine in the summer. Keira writes here...

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An Open Letter to Maree Todd

An Open Letter to Maree Todd

Maree Todd MSP made some tablet for some care experienced young people. The Tories took exception to this and The Herald spun a story around the Tories. One of our members has written an open letter to Maree Todd and asked WFI to publish it. Maree Todd MSP Dear Maree...

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Are you so sure that you didn’t just let one of the really great ones go?

Are you so sure that you didn’t just let one of the really great ones go?

Our National Committee member Suzanne McLaughlin who is a personal friend of Gillian Martin MSP, writes about the events around Gillian not being appointed as a Scottish government minister in June 2018. This opinion piece first appeared in The National and can be read on their website too. Suzanne McLaughlin...

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Wanting More Women In Politics?  Then Harassment of All Women Needs To Be Challenged.

Wanting More Women In Politics? Then Harassment of All Women Needs To Be Challenged.

Many people know the work that WFI do that is in the public eye but much of our work goes on behind the scenes. That can make it more difficult for people to know what we are doing and why. So this is part of an occasional series of blogs...

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