Month: March 2016

Justice Watch: Launch Day Edinburgh Part 2

In this second part of her #JusticeWatch blog Maggie Mellon reflects on women accused of domestic abuse. There were three women listed as having been in police custody over the weekend or part of it, and friendly court staff told

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Justice Watch: Launch Day Edinburgh Part 1

Maggie Mellon on Day 1 of Justice Watch. Like a good few other women I spent yesterday watching justice in Scotland’s courts. The day started for me with a trip to BBC Scotland’s Edinburgh studio at 7.30 for a quick

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FGM in Scotland – where are we now?

Nina Murray is Women’s Policy Officer at the Scottish Refugee Council. Just over a year on from the launch of our report, Tackling Female Genital Mutilation in Scotland: towards a Scottish model of intervention, and three years from Niki Kandirikirira’s

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New! Advanced Higher Modern Studies essay prize launched

Modern Studies essay prize: what do you think should be Justice priorities in Scotland? The SJM team is proud to announce the launch of an exciting essay prize competition open to Advanced Higher Modern Studies students. We are looking for

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