On Friday 20th April, the Young Women Lead team met again in Parliament for our second committee meeting. This time, we were discussing the findings of our own researchers, and deciding on an action plan.
I was lucky enough to be sat at the table for this committee, which meant that
On Friday 9th March, the Young Women Lead team (introduced in previous posts) gathered for our first Committee Meeting in Scottish Parliament. This was a pretty exciting day, as most of our training thus far had been preparing us to sit around the table and really get to grips with some difficult issues. The issue taken forward from the previous training session was Violence Against Women – this had been narrowed down to focus on the challenges facing girls in schools. Read more
With our mock committees rapidly approaching, the Young Women Lead team came down to Holyrood for some all-important training on how Parliamentary Committees really work. Read more
I was delighted to attend the YWCA/YPeople merger event at the Scottish Parliament on Thursday 1st February as part of the Young Women Lead programme. A large number of the programme members managed to attend (even battling cancelled ferries and adverse weather to attend!) and it was wonderful to see the Parliament building packed full of excited young women. Read more
We are so excited that our Company Administrator, Hannah Forsyth has been selected to join the Young Women Lead leadership group. Initiated by Young Women’s Movement Scotland this inspiring group of young women will come together to discuss current issues and empower young women to encourage change.
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