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Posted | 09, 04, 2015

Safe and Together

David Mandell recorded this podcast for WithScotland; he looks at domestic abuse, child protection and interventions that really work. Please scroll down to the last lecture. .  

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Posted | 08, 12, 2014

"We can't tackle Violence Against Women without.. thinking about militarism"

Our Chief Executive, Lily Greenan, spoke to us about why she believes it is essential to tackle militarism and cultures of violence in order to end violence against women and girls.  Listen now  

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Posted | 04, 12, 2014

2014 Statement of Intent

2014 Statement of Intent

Today, on day 10 of the 16 days of activism, we're heading off to the Scottish Parliament to ask MSPs to sign up to the Statement of Intent. This is what we'll be saying: 2015 marks the 20th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, a watershed moment for advancing women’s rights as human rights around the world.

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Posted | 03, 12, 2014

Activism means...

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Posted | 01, 12, 2014

Social immunity: speaking out against power

Social immunity: speaking out against power

Ellie Hutchinson: On Sunday, we co-hosted a screening of “The Whistleblower” a fantastic, albeit, harrowing true story on UN corruption, corporate security forces, diplomatic immunity, rape and torture. Which may not seem the best way to spend your Sunday, but it was a really rewarding and thought provoking event.   

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Posted | 27, 11, 2014

Activism: Speaking Truth to Power

Activism: Speaking Truth to Power

Megan Johnson: During the 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence individuals and organisations will be raising awareness of, challenging, and inspiring people to take action to end violence against women. The ethos of the 16 Days is embedded within the Women’s Aid network all year round. Activism - what it means to us both as individuals and collectively - is a reoccurring theme in our discussions. 

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Posted | 25, 11, 2014

National survey on the sharing of media without consent (or "revenge porn)

National survey on the sharing of media without consent (or "revenge porn)

As many of you will know, we've been working for over a year on issues around the non-consensual sharing of intimate media, or, as it's more commonly known "revenge porn".

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Posted | 24, 11, 2014

Calendar of events for the 16 days

Calendar of events for the 16 days

This 16 days of activism, we at Scottish Women’s Aid are using the overall theme of “From Peace in the Home to Peace in the World: Let’s Challenge Militarism and End Gender-Based Violence “ as a springboard to explore the ways in which cultures of violence impact on us all. 

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