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In today’s post, project volunteer Yvonne McFadden, who has conducted oral history interviews and been assisting in cataloguing the Scottish Women’s Aid archive, tells us about the large collection of newspaper stories clipped by Women’s Aid workers throughout the years and what they can tell us about attitudes of the time and the adversity faced by the Women’s Aid movement.
In today’s post we take a look at some of the fantastic artwork featured in Scottish Women’s Aid newsletters and publications over the years along with showcasing some Edinburgh Women’s Liberation group newsletter covers. A celebration of the creative talent in the Women’s Aid and Women’s Liberation movements over the years!
In today’s post we outline different ways for project volunteers and others to continue or get involved with raising awareness of issues affecting women, protecting women’s rights and highlighting the importance of women’s history.
Project volunteer Margaret Moore takes us on a tour of the Speaking Out exhibition which was on display in Inverness during March. The exhibition is currently on show in the Pathfoot Building at the University of Stirling until 16 June.
To celebrate International Women’s Day, today’s post features a selection of incredible poems written during our second creative writing workshop held in January as part of the events programme running alongside the Speaking Out exhibition at the Museum of Edinburgh and facilitated by feminist poet Nadine Aisha.
In advance of the Speaking Out exhibition opening on 7 March at Inverness Museum and Art Gallery and the Highland Record Centre (the exhibition is being split over the two venues), research student Emma Forbes shares a review of the exhibition while it was on display at the Museum of Edinburgh.
The Speaking Out project visited the Scottish Parliament this week to officially launch our project film, which is now available to view on the website, and engage those in government with the history of the Women’s Aid movement in Scotland. It was an evening of sisterhood, solidarity and singing. Here, Emma recaps the evening’s highlights.
Volunteer Susie Dalton introduces the Speaking Out learning resource which will be launched in June 2017 for use in secondary schools and by youth organisations. She discusses the importance of empowering young people to be aware of abusive behaviours, gender inequality and the role that Women’s Aid in Scotland has played (and still plays) in supporting women, children and young people with experience of domestic abuse.
In a new post, we recap the events we’ve been holding as part of the Speaking Out project to share and celebrate the history of the Women’s Aid movement in Scotland and let you know about some exciting talks and workshops we have planned for the next few weeks. We’re also after your help in organising events around Scotland in 2017!
In today’s post we share poems written by women during a creative writing workshop with feminist poet Nadine Aisha responding to the Speaking Out exhibition.