Tag: Shirley-Anne Somerville

  • Meeting with Scottish Government Officials

    We were very surprised to see the consultation paper that accompanies the Gender Recognition Reform (Scotland) Bill state that a member of Forwomen.Scot had met with Scottish Government officials...

  • Funding Conditions

    The Scottish Government funds organisations working towards the outcomes in their Equally Safe policy for eradicating violence against women and girls. Funds were last awarded in 2017 for a...

  • Consultation with Stakeholders – update

    Following on from our earlier blog article, the Parliamentary Questions raised by Jeremy Balfour have now been answered by Shirley-Anne Somerville as follows:

  • Consultation with Stakeholders

    When Nicola Surgeon stated that feminist’s concerns were “misplaced” at a United Nations conference last February we thought it would be an ideal time to try and arrange a...

  • 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...