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Women For Independence Highland +WFIHighland
We support Scottish Independence, greater equality in public life and social justice. We are part of the national organisation and are based
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So.... Independence, Covid, Brexit, Holyrood Elections, so many things happening just now and I haven't even started on local events.

Time for a catch up I think.

Wee focus on “women in public life” after we have tried to make sense of our world just now.

I'm going to be holding a "Highland Women Talking Sense" meeting by zoom on 30th September 2020. Please book your place via the...

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So.... Independence, Covid, Brexit, Holyrood Elections, so many things happening just now and I haven't even started on local events.

Time for a catch up I think.

I'm going to be holding a "Highland Women Talking Sense" meeting by zoom on 30th September 2020. Please book your place via the eventbrite link. below

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So.... Brexit

Boris Johnson says we have five weeks to reach a deal with the EU. But he also says that No Deal is a good deal for Britain. Meanwhile he is proposing to tear up the withdrawal agreement made last year with his “internal market” bill which is being published on Wednesday. The internal market bill is expected to overwrite the agreements around the Northern Ireland Protocol and...

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Today Women for Independence make a statement on the misogyny which we have sadly seen increase recently

womenforindependence.org/a_wfi_come_all_ye We are living in unprecedented and challenging times, as Scotland and the whole world attempts to respond to the Covid-19 pandemic. Lockdown and physical distancing separates us from the routines, cares and pleasures of ‘normal’ life....

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STOP PRESS!!! Anyone feeling miserable and weighed down by the whole political scene just now? Wondering what you can DO? You can come along to … Women for Independence Highlands Women Talking Sense Evening Wednesday 27th February The Bught Stop, Torvean Avenue, Inverness 7pm to 9pm There’ll be refreshments No agenda - its up to you. Want to talk about Brexit? Independence? Highland...

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Hi again! Unfortunately the crowdfunder for the Brain family has had to go public after all, so money raised on the original page (justgiving.com/crowdfunding/alljocktamsonsbairns) will be transferred to the family. Please see the update on that page.

This is the public crowdfunder which I'd invite you to share as much as possible across your social media platforms. ...

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WFI YESers let's get active in the Highlands! There will be an evening of chat and debate on where to next for the YES campaign and how WFI Highland can contribute. The hope is to gather together some willing recruits to revive our local group and take it from there. Sign up below through Eventbrite.
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Follow us on Twitter as well at YES@WFI_Highland

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Book group is back! We're looking forward to catching up after summer break and getting stuck into some new books. We'll be meeting on the first Wednesday of every month at the Snow Goose. So set the date folks and lets get reading! You can sign up through the link to Eventbrite below.
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Independence Gallery and Yes Hub Opening - Come along! Opening of new Independence Gallery and Inveryess2 Hub by Lesley Riddoch, award winning journalist, writer and broadcaster, Blossom author and cyclist, she writes regularly for The Scotsman and The National. A small opening ceremony at the shop with Lesley and the owner Morag Frame and YesHub manag...

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Hi there folks! Sent a message to your WFI Hotmail account, but it bounced. Do you have another email address or shall I send a PM? :-D

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Well thats it folks. We are out. If you are bereft and wondering what to do next watch out for February’s “women talking sense” evening. Date, time and venue to be arranged.

For Scotland

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What do we do next? Thoughtful words from Sue Lyons - Women for Indy National Executive member. ________________________________________So .... A Tory Government, no to Independence and we are leaving the EU quick smart. Some of you know that I write these wee posts in bed. I’m usually awake before my alarm and before everyone else, and it’s warm and dark. I check the news, check... facebook.com/...3010934715
By Sue Lyons - Women For Indy National ExecutiveSo ... A Conservative Government. Another conservative government that ScotlandAbsolutely did not vote for. This time a Tory Government with the largest majority since 1987.I’ll let that sink in a wee bit.I am devastated and I am appalled in equal measure but I’m not going to do to death the reasons why. I have done that over the last few... facebook.com/...0047787678
Women’s Justice National Committee member Maggie Lennon has been involved in our work on women's justice since its inception. Here, she outlines current issues being discussed (June 2019) and asks important questions about the lack on media coverage for voiceless women. facebook.com/...8418505509
Statement from Women For Independence on the sentencing of Natalie McGarry womenforindependence.org/...sentencing The missing money represented donations from women and men across Scotland to support the organisation's campaigning for Independence. For many these donations were a real sacrifice. facebook.com/...3669018984
WfI Statement on Natalie McGarry TrialWomen for Independence were always clear when we reported the discrepancies in our funds to the police in 2015 that we did so in the interests of transparency and full disclosure. It was also a recognition that we knew the missing funds represented precious donations from hundreds of women, many for whom the donation was a sacrifice and we could not let that... facebook.com/...4934104191
There is an important meeting on transport being held in Lairg on 25th April. Access to transport affects women right across Highlands - expenses are being paid to get to this event and lunch is being provided. eventbrite.com/...4432025The Scottish Government is currently consulting the people of Scotland on developing a better... facebook.com/...0899314928
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