I have been listening and sharing stories of how ‘Black Lives Matter’ affecting us individually. Revisiting our own experiences of racism is draining and tiring. I salute the people who speak up and share their stories
The lack of BAME teachers in Scottish schools is 'unacceptable', said Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon
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
Racial harassment is a “common experience” for staff and students at Scottish universities, according to a new report.
Racist behaviour by staff in Scottish schools is going unreported, according to the country’s national teaching watchdog. New figures from the General Teaching Council for Scotland show it only received one report of racist behaviour by a teacher in the past five years, despite growing concern over the issue.
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
Shocking incidents of casual racism in Scottish schools have been highlighted in a landmark report on the lack of teachers from black and ethnic minority backgrounds.
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.
Fife pupils are helping tell the largely unknown tale of the Suffragette movement in Scotland.
There is an “urgent” need for anti-racist education in Scotland’s schools, according to a teaching union.
Findings prompt call for educators to ‘stop sliding away’ from confronting racism.
Punish a Muslim Day was intended to scare and encourage violence against Muslims. But it ended up uniting communities instead.
ANTI-RACIST campaigner Neville Lawrence has hit out at a racist landmark at a seaside town.