Speaking Out

Scottish Women’s Aid in partnership with Glasgow Women’s Library, Women’s History Scotland and the University of Glasgow’s Centre for Gender History was awarded funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund for an exciting new 2 year project looking at the history of Women’s Aid in Scotland.

Speaking Out: The Last Post

As the Speaking Out project comes to an end, Project Coordinator Emma Gascoigne shares the team’s thanks, the resources created by the project, and encourages those involved in the movement to continue preserving the incredibly important history of Women’s Aid.

The Speaking Out publication

As you may already know, the Speaking Out project will be coming to a close at the end of this year. We’re currently finishing off our oral history collection, the […]

Art workshops at Glasgow East Women’s Aid

The Speaking Out Project hosted three art workshops with Glasgow East Women’s Aid in August and September 2017 in partnership with Frances Corr, an artist and former GEWA volunteer. Some […]

The Speaking Out Celebration Conference

Our Celebration Conference took place on Saturday 2nd September. We were joined by dozens of inspiring women (and an inspiring man) for a wonderful day of exploring and celebrating the history of […]

Events round-up for the remainder of 2017

We’re so chuffed with the tremendous amount that the team and our project volunteers have achieved in the last 18 months, and to be honest, we’d love the Speaking Out […]

What are oral histories and why are they important?

As our oral history collection draws to a close, today’s blog explores why oral histories are so important, and how you can continue recording them after the Speaking Out Project. […]

Introducing our new Heritage Engagement Officer!

In this post, our new Heritage Engagement Officer, Susie Dalton, introduces herself and talks about what she’ll be working on in the project.

Speaking Out Celebration Conference

Registration is now open for the Speaking Out Celebration Conference in September! Find out more about the programme for the day and where to book your ticket.

Tales from the Scottish Women’s Aid Archive

In today’s post we hear from project volunteer Caroline Darke, who shares some of the shocking and somewhat strange stories she’s come across while working with the Scottish Women’s Aid archive held at Glasgow Women’s Library.

Update on the Speaking Out Young People’s Learning Resource

In today’s post, engagement officer Emma updates us on the project learning resource for young people. What it’s about, what we hope it will achieve, what we’ve discovered through piloting and, most importantly, when it will be launched!