Articles about 'Scotland'

The F-Word stage blog: April 2017

The F-Word's round-up of what's happening in the world of comedy and theatre in April

Lissy Lovett // 17 April 2017

Categories: Blog

Would Scottish independence be bad for women’s health?

Ana Hine compares women's healthcare in England and Scotland

Guest Blogger // 18 August 2013

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Privacy and prejudice

Philippa writes about advice given to Scottish rape prosecutors to use rape victims' medical records in court.

Philippa Willitts // 26 January 2012

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Holyrood motion to call for Aitken’s resignation

The furore surrounding the remarks made by Bill Aitken, Conservative MSP for Glasgow, Shadow Minister for Community Safety and Justice Committee Convenor (which helps formulates rape laws), shows no sign...

Helen G // 21 February 2011

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Victim-blaming, rape-denier Tory MSP suggests rape victim was ‘hooker’

Conservative MSP Bill Aitken has suggested a 38-year-old woman who was raped in Glasgow may have been a “hooker”. The implication being that had the woman been a sex worker/prostitute,...

Jess McCabe // 13 February 2011

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Stop

Scottish Women’s Aid has launched a campaign to Stop domestic abuse. Ellie Hutchinson explains A hairdresser who calls a number, a bar man who makes a comment, a colleague who...

Guest Blogger // 26 November 2010

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Feminist Soapbox, a weekend of workshops, discussion and entertainment in Edinburgh

Guest post by sophie – on behalf of the edinburgh anarcha-feminist kollektive This weekend, 25-26 September, the Edinburgh Anarcha-Feminist Kollektive and Ladyfest Edinburgh have teamed up to organise an action-packed...

Guest Blogger // 23 September 2010

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Not Ever

Philippa posts details of Rape Crisis Scotland's first ever TV ad campaign.

Philippa Willitts // 2 July 2010

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Writers group launches in Edinburgh

Lauran Kelly introduces a new writing group in this guest post A few weeks ago Bidisha wrote an article for The Guardian under the headline “I’m tired of being the...

Guest Blogger // 9 May 2010

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