Older Posts: 2009

Closed over Christmas and New Year

The Library will be closed from 19th December to 4th January. We’ll be back on 5th January 2009. The GWL Team wishes you the best for the holiday season, and look forward to seeing you in the New Year.

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Women’s Work in the Highlands

This free conference looking at working women in the Highlands and the history of women’s work will take place at the new Highlands Archive Centre, Inverness.

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Launching Lesbians on the Shelf, with Zoe Strachan

The Lesbian Archives, as an important part of the GWL collection, will be relocating with us to refurbished premises at Glasgow’s prestigious Mitchell Library in the next year. The entire collection, which is currently being catalogued by our newly appointed Archivist, will be fully accessible in a dedicated archive so that it will be preserved […]

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Reclaim the Night

Staff from the Library will be joining the Reclaim the Night march organised by Glasgow Rape Crisis. The march will start from the Botanic Gardens.

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16 Days of Action to Eliminate Violence Against Women

Today marks the start of 16 Days of Action For The Elimination of Violence Against Women, which runs from 25th November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, until International Human Rights Day on 10th December.

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Women of Clydebank – past and present

The women of the WEA Clydebank group have been meeting for many years every Wednesday morning. GWL visited them recently as part of the National Lifelong Learning Development Project and discovered a wealth of experience and fascinating stories. We talked about the lives of many women in Clydebank, including Mary Preston who worked as a […]

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16 Days of Action

Today marks the start of 16 Days of Action For The Elimination of Violence Against Women, which runs from 25th November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, until International Human Rights Day on 10th December.

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16 Days

In 1991, the Centre for Women’s Global Leadership called for an international campaign entitled 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence (also known as 16 Days of Action For The Elimination of Violence Against Women). The period of 16 days was chosen to link several key dates, starting on 25th November, International Day for the […]

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Read-Out! Read-In!

The launch of an exciting new CCA project takes place at Glasgow Women’s Library in the form of a reading group led by Dr Jane Goldman focusing on her selection of starting points for Read Out! Read In! Feminist Lines of Flight in Art and Politics

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What do you get for the woman who gives everything?

This Christmas do something special for the woman you love: give her a unique gift that will last a lifetime with Women on the Shelf!

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