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Consultation - Equally Safe - Reforming the criminal law to address domestic abuse and sexual offences

Consultation - Equally Safe - Reforming the criminal law to address domestic abuse and sexual offences
Consultation - Equally Safe - Reforming the criminal law to address domestic abuse and sexual offences. Thursday, March 26, 2015. A consultation on proposals to create specific offences concerning domestic abuse and the non-consensual sharing of private, intimate images, the introduction of statutory jury directions in sexual offence cases, the extra-territorial effect of the law concerning sexual offences committed against children and the circumstances in which a court can grant a non-harassment order. ISBN: 9781785442698 Read More
Posted on: Monday 15th June 2015

Isobel Wylie Hutchison was an Scottish Arctic traveller and botanist.

Isobel Wylie Hutchison was an Scottish Arctic traveller and botanist.
Isobel Wylie Hutchison was an Scottish Arctic traveller and botanist. She also wrote poetry, books on her travels and articles in various geographic magazines. She painted many scenes from her adventures. Read More
Posted on: Wednesday 10th June 2015

Millicent Fawcett dedicated her life to peacefully fighting for women's rights. Millicent Fawcett (1847-1929)

Millicent Fawcett dedicated her life to peacefully fighting for women's rights.  Millicent Fawcett (1847-1929)
Millicent Fawcett dedicated her life to peacefully fighting for women's rights but she remained an underrated leader of the suffrage movement (campaign for women to have the vote). She encouraged her politician husband Henry Fawcett to carry on with his work after he was blinded in an accident. Read More
Posted on: Monday 1st June 2015

Eileen Gray Dies Aged 95 An inspiration to women who ride, who said 'if you want something, you have to fight for it'

Eileen Gray Dies Aged 95 An inspiration to women who ride, who said 'if you want something, you have to fight for it'
Eileen Gray Dies Aged 95 An inspiration to women who ride, who said 'if you want something, you have to fight for it'. Read More
Posted on: Tuesday 26th May 2015

Brora - Women’s Suffrage in the Highlands - Brora Community Centre, 18 May 2015, 7:30pm, FREE. All Welcome

Brora - Women’s Suffrage in the Highlands - Brora Community Centre, 18 May 2015, 7:30pm, FREE. All Welcome
Brora - Women’s Suffrage in the Highlands - Brora Community Centre, 18 May 2015, 7:30pm, FREE. All Welcome. Many people think that the campaign for women’s suffrage barely touched the Highlands. Read More
Posted on: Monday 18th May 2015

Womens and Economic Activity Conference Brochure

Womens and Economic Activity Conference Brochure
Over a hundred women booked onto our annual conference demonstrating how relevant this topic was. One of the most exciting aspects for us was that forty young women from five Highland secondary schools attended. Read More
Posted on: Wednesday 25th March 2015

Results of the Winter Survey 2014/15

Results of the Winter Survey 2014/15
The Workers’ Educational Association Women@Work Project started in spring of 1999 with a focus on the provision of removing inequalities for professional and business women. The Women@Work Project received new funding in 2012 for a three year project to run from 2012 – 2015. The 2012 – 2015 Project has a different set of targets from previous years being. Young women (defined for this project as under 30 years old), Low paid women, Women living in rural areas, Black and ethnic minority women,. The main purpose for engaging with the target groups mentioned above are to address, Employment, Economic activity, Gender segregation, Gender imbalance. Read More
Posted on: Tuesday 24th March 2015

The Highland Violence Against Women Partnership Inverness -Thursday 22nd January, 10am – 4.30pm, and Thursday 19th February, 10am – 4.30pm. Venue to be confirmed.

The Highland Violence Against Women Partnership Inverness -Thursday 22nd January, 10am – 4.30pm, and Thursday 19th February, 10am – 4.30pm. Venue to be confirmed.
Thursday 22nd January, 10am – 4.30pm, and Thursday 19th February, 10am – 4.30pm. Venue to be confirmed. The Highland Violence Against Women Partnership is pleased to announce that FREE White Ribbon Speaker Training will be held in Inverness on: Read More
Posted on: Tuesday 2nd December 2014

WEA Lunch Time Talks Are Women Equal? Perrins Centre Dalmore Road, Alness - November 12th 2014 12;30-13:30

WEA Lunch Time Talks Are Women Equal?  Perrins Centre Dalmore Road, Alness - November 12th 2014 12;30-13:30
WEA Lunch Time Talks Are Women Equal? Perrins Centre Dalmore Road, Alness - November 12th 2014 12;30-13:30. Read More
Posted on: Wednesday 5th November 2014

UK’s Response to the UNECE Questionnaire published in July 2014.

UK’s Response to the UNECE Questionnaire published in July 2014.
Response of the Government of the United Kingdom and its Devolved Administrations to the UNECE Questionnaire Read More
Posted on: Monday 6th October 2014
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