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A Guide on Images of Violence Against Women in the Media

The Scottish Women's Convention has launched our booklet - A Guide on Images of Violence Against Women in the Media. This booklet aims to show how highly sexualised everyday adverts and newspaper articles are.


To download your copy please click here, or alternatively to order hard copies please email: info@scottishwomensconvention.org or call: 0141 339 4797

Women for Sale?

Does a women wake up in the morning and choose to sell her body? Or is she forced?

This conference was organised to look at the criminalisation of the purchase of sex.

Recently the dialogue around this subject has been moving towards one of sex work as a choice for women. But does a woman wake up in the morning and choose to sell her body? Does she think 'oh this is a good career choice'? For most women this is not the case.

As an organisation, it is the Scottish Women's Convention's position that prostitution is a form of violence against women and is both a cause and consequence of gender inequality with women being subjected to exploitation on a daily basis.

To read more please click here.

Stornoway Roadshow

The SWC went to Stornoway to talk to local women. We wanted to find out about important issues which affected them, their families and the community as a whole.

The SWC took notes of the conversations and we are using their voices to influence key decision makers – both at local authority and national level.

For a copy of our roadshow report click here.

Ballater Roadshow

The SWC went to Ballater to talk to local women. We wanted to find out about important issues which affected them, their families and the community as a whole.

The SWC took notes of the conversations and we are using their voices to influence key decision makers – both at local authority and national level.

For a copy of our roadshow report click here.

Dingwall Roadshow

The SWC went to Dingwall to talk to local women. We wanted to find out about important issues which affected them, their families and the community as a whole.

The SWC took notes of the conversations and we are using their voices to influence key decision makers – both at local authority and national level.

For a copy of our roadshow report click here.

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