Spring 2024 Programme Out Now

Our Spring 2024 Programme is now available and you can pick up your copy of the beautiful printed brochure at GWL, take a look on our online events calendar, listen […]

Spring Programme 2024: Events at a Glance

Our Spring 2024 Programme is now available and you can pick up your copy of the beautiful printed brochure at GWL or take a look on our online events calendar. We have an […]

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 […]

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Announcing Our Bold Types 2023 Winners!

We are delighted to announce the winners of the 11th Bold Types Creative Writing Competition.

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Big Give: You Can Change This

During 16 Days of Action Against Gender Based Violence, Glasgow Women’s Library and Amina – The Muslim Women’s Resource Centre are taking part in the Big Give Christmas Challenge. 

Together, we’re raising vital funds for our partnership project YOU CAN CHANGE THIS.

GWL's logo has a festive feel with snow, a wreath and the women symbol has a scarf and gloves.

Ethical Gift Guide

Our ethical gift guide is here! Visit our shop online or in person and support a unique charity whilst giving something different, special, ethical & unique this Christmas.

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 […]

The Hunger Strike Medal, awarded by the WSPU to Maud Joachim in 1912, in a small case with an inscription, being held up to the camera

Maud Joachim’s Hunger Strike Medal comes to GWL

Through a public fundraising appeal and with support from the National Acquisitions Fund, GWL was able to succesfully bid on a hunger strike medal awarded to suffragette Maud Joachim in 1909 by the Women’s Social and Political Union.

Hunger Strike Medal, awarded by the WSPU to Maud Joachim, 1912.

Help us fundraise to acquire Maud Joachim’s medal recognising the first hunger strike in Scotland.

Help us fundraise to acquire this important piece of #herstory

A print in blue and orange colours of a person sitting at a train window, you can see their face in profile. They have a bottle of water in front of them and out of the window behind them are trees and mountains and jsut behind the tree is a peace sign on a placard.

Autumn Programme 2023 Out Now

As we enter Autumn and eventually the new year we’ll be focusing on and honouring the importance of listening, paying attention and some of the quieter acts of resistance that can be overlooked amongst many demanding distractions.