On Thursday 27 February 2020, a few members of Fife Women and Inclusion in Politics got together at High Valleyfield Community Centre to reminisce about what we learned and the good feelings we had when we attended the previous events. We also discussed how this project can move forward to include more marginalised women. Jo did a wonderful job … Continue reading Fife Women’s Tent – New Developments
POLICE have launched a campaign to crack down on disability hate crime in Monklands.
A sea change in social security policy to reduce the anxiety and stress associated with the current UK Government disability payments process has been given strong public support.
Dornoch Highland Games is launching a new scheme to allow female athletes to compete in mixed-gender events this summer on “a level playing field”.
The Scottish Government is to launch an advocacy service to help disabled people in Scotland access their rights to devolved benefits.
In June 2018, FCE made an announcement that we were awarded £5000 by the Scottish Government to develop a local project to tackle the under-representation of disabled, minority ethnic or transgender women as voters, political activists and representatives in Fife. We named this project as ‘Fife Women and Inclusion in Politics’. At the time, we … Continue reading Fife Women and Inclusion in Politics – 2018-19
The fourth event in the Fife Women and Inclusion in Politics programme is here! This event looks at discussing and developing long-term solutions, aiming to eliminate the barriers that stop women from fully participating in society. Lunch will be provided, please let us know if you have any dietary requirements. We can also provide creche, … Continue reading Fife Women and Inclusion in Politics -Dismantle Barriers for Disabled / Minority Ethnic / Trans Women in Politics and Society
A state of the nation report shows women, ethnic minorities and the disabled are still getting a raw deal in Scotland.
The authors of Is Scotland Fairer? – the country’s biggest study yet into equality and human rights – warn our nation’s inequalities aren’t going away.
A CHARITY has launched a safe and anonymous way for young victims of hate crimes to report incidents.
Continuation of Centenary of Women’s Vote Celebration in Fife Fife Centre for Equalities (FCE) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded £5000 by the Scottish Government Vote Centenary Grant Scheme to run a nine-month programme, ‘Fife Women and Inclusion in Politics’, to tackle the under-representation of disabled, minority ethnic or transgender women … Continue reading Fife Women and Inclusion in Politics
More than a million disabled people contribute to Scotland’s communities adding talent, diversity and richness to our society.
In May 2017 Jade contacted Fife Centre for Equalities by email after a Fife Council worker suggested she contact us.
TWO events are being held this week in the city’s bid to become the first autism friendly city centre in the UK.
An Aberdeen bus company is making efforts to welcome passengers with disabilities.
A cyclist with epilepsy has become the first British rider to complete a 12-hour indoor track ultra marathon.