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  • Abuse and Women’s Rights

    The following was posted as a long thread on our Twitter account 29 June 2020: The past 24 hours have seen another fab thread from @jk_rowling which, inevitably, resulted in further...

  • Women Uniting – Press Release

    PDF of Press Release: FULL COPY – 21Jun2020 Individual Press Releases: 21Jun20, 23Apr20, 08Mar20

  • Forwomen.Scot response to Scottish Government consultation on GRA reform

    Forwomen.Scot welcomes the further consultation on reform of the Gender Recognition Act.  We hope that the process will be evidence based and transparent, and will take into account all...

  • It’s a start

    Forwomen.scot was formed on the 20th of June 2018 and it’s rather fitting that, exactly one year later, Shirley-Anne Somerville’s statement in Parliament on the reform of the GRA...

  • Twitter thread re GRA Announcement

    Link to Twitter thread: hereArchived here: http://archive.fo/nyZCD Thread: The shenanigans of @scotgov regarding the announcement of proposals to reform the GRA are, to say the least, concerning. There are...

  • Patrick Harvie’s Motion

    The following was published here by our Twitter account @ForwomenScot on 22nd January. It appears that Patrick Harvie MSP, in his enthusiasm to bring a Motion which, increasingly, appears...

  • Census (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill

    Press Statement – Census (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill – Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Affairs Committee Meeting, Scottish Parliament, 06 December 2018 Forwomen.scot were grateful to the CTEEA Committee for listening to...

  • GRA 2004 – Consultation results

    Press Statement – Review of the Gender Recognition Act 2004, Analysis of responses to the public consultation exercise Note: The Scottish Government’s report of 23 Nov 2018 on the GRA...

  • ‘Proposals to Allow Self-identification of Gender’ Debate

    Press Statement – Proposals to Allow Self-identification of Gender, House of Commons, 21 November 2018 Forwomen.scot was disappointed to hear of the extremely low turnout at the debate on ‘Proposals...

  • “Woman” banned from Lothian buses

    Exterion Media, the company that controls advertising space for Lothian Buses, refused to display the dictionary definition of the word “woman” on the grounds that the message was “likely...