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These activities tend to focus on a particular policy area – employment, health, education etc. Speakers are invited to address the audience with women being given an opportunity to ask questions and speak about their own experiences of the subject being discussed.

Following each discussion a report is produced. This document, which uses direct quotes from the women attending, is sent to politicians as well as those with responsibility for the key policy areas discussed. Copies are also sent to those who attended the event. Feedback records the sense of empowerment felt by women and their call for change in local and national decisions which affect women’s daily lives.

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18 July 2015: Older Women Conference

Older women contribute so much to the social and economic prosperity of Scotland. They are, however, often forgotten when it comes to key policy decisions particularly around employment, health and caring.

This Conference explored the work undertaken by women, the impacts on the health and their caring responsibilities in later life. It also looked women’s perceptions of themselves and of others.

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18 July 2015: Older Women Roundtable

Older women contribute so much to the social and economic prosperity of Scotland. They are, however, often forgotten when it comes to key policy decisions particularly around employment, health and caring.

As an introduction, and to gather basic information, the SWC facilitated a roundtable discussion with women invited to give their experience of older women in employment.

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