We want to include you in unlocking the personal meanings of objects in our collections.
The aim of this survey is to analyse your organisation’s approach to embedding equality with the purpose of increasing access, representation and inclusion at all levels.
Sara Ahmed’s amazing book (bible), Living a Feminist Life, has got us nodding our heads and reflecting on our reading of the word “diversity” (something we’ve also heard from Porcia Moore and Shaz Hussein). The museum sector is floating on a sea of “diversity” conversation and conferences at the moment but as Sara Ahmed […]
We’re hiring for our innovative Equality in Progress project!
With the incorporation of Glasgow Women’s Library a new form of feminist institution in the library, museum and archive sector as a Recognised Collection of National Significance it is timely to audit the impact of feminist approaches that both inform and go beyond ‘tick box’ Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in the sector and to explore the potential for rigorous feminist intersectional strategies to enable a sea change in equalities in the sector.
We launch our groundbreaking new performance to challenge hate crime against women today at City of Glasgow College, and at Glasgow Kelvin College on the 17th March.
To coincide with International Women’s Day, the performances, titled No-one who harms me will go unpunished. I am a woman are choreographed protests and will be a brand new resource to raise awareness of women’s experiences of hate crime in Scotland.
Women were important and purposeful here, “Sisterhood is Powerful” rang in my thoughts. And that same spirit continues today, 25 years since GWL’s inception.
The criminal term ‘hate crime’ poses a barrier to women in coming forward to speak about their experiences of targeted victimisation or hostility, we want to remove this.
As we reach the midway point of this project year it seems like a natural time to reflect on how we’re engaging people in the discussion on sectarianism. Find out how you can get involved.
Do you love reading? Are you excited about books? Perfect! We are looking for women to review our Mixing The Colours: women speaking about sectarianism publication.
The first 10 people to post a comment will to be entered into our draw for a free ticket to our Mixing The Colours @JustFestival on Tuesday 11th August!