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Gender Studies Placement Student Robyn Duffy blogs about her time with 30 years of GWL’s media archive

Hi, my name is Robyn, and I’m a student at the University of Stirling, completing my Masters in Gender Studies. In the spring of this year, I had the pleasure […]

Ella’s Student Placement; Edinburgh Women’s Liberation and the Battle of Equality for Women in Work

This blog on the Edinburgh Women’s Centre Archive will explore a couple of the women’s groups that were involved in supporting women in work. Again, such sentiments were intrinsic to […]

Ella’s Student Placement; Edinburgh Women’s Liberation and the Fight for Reproductive Rights

We carry on our blogs on the Edinburgh Women’s Centre Archive by delving into the contentious issue of reproductive rights. As one of its founding demands passed at the 1971 […]

Unveiling Feminist History; Ella’s Student Placement Exploring the Edinburgh Women’s Centre Archive

Hello, my name’s Ella Lyttle, and I am a history student at Glasgow University. I am coming to the end of a short but sweet placement here at Glasgow Women’s […]

From ‘Mother House’ to ‘Role Play’, placement student Viki explores the work of artist Pamela So

As part of our ‘GWL Origins: Pre-internet Community Building’ exhibition GWL recreated a vinyl window text site from Pam So’s ‘Mother House’ (1998) exhibited in the prior Trongate space of […]

Student placement Viki Matejova shares her feminist snailhood at GWL

Coming to the end of my placement at the library as part of my MSc in Applied Gender Studies at Strathclyde, I would like to share my experience as a […]

Black and white poster showing illustration of long haired pirate standing on an island with ship in background. The poster features an illustration of a female pirate that is bordered to make it look as though the edges have been burnt the whole way round. There is additional text reading ‘dress fancy’ and ‘"x" marks the "g" spot’.

“A community committed to feminist organising” Milo blogs about archiving our poster collection

I’m Milo, a Museum Studies student on placement here at GWL. It’s been a joy getting to know the GWL Poster Collection, and it’s my pleasure to share some snippets of this experience with you all.

Shining a light on Women in Profile’s 35mm slides: Lara reflects on her student placement

As we say goodbye to 2022, we also say goodbye to Lara, a student placement who has shared her thoughts and experiences of the last 3 months she spent working […]

Detail from cover of GWL Newsletter Issue 29 (2004) showing two people in the Women's Community Garden, with the text "Blooming! Seeds of Change at GWL"

Green Growth from Seeds of Change: GWL has a Green Thumb!

Glasgow Women’s Library (GWL) celebrated its 30th anniversary in September 2021. As we now enter our fourth decade we ‘look back to move forward’ through our 30 Years of Changing […]

Photograph of an anti-nuclear poster. Poster is advertising an activist meet up/ call to act to fight against nuclear waste and save Scotland's rural areas from nuclear development.

Green Growth from Seeds of Change: Green Events at GWL

In her third blog student placement Amelia takes a look back at Green Events at GWL over the last decade… Whilst trying to map environmentalism at Glasgow Women’s Library (GWL) […]