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Whatever the constitutional future, it has to be one that is better for women

Guest blogger Carolyn Leckie reflects on the issues raised at the recent Women and Constitutional Futures seminar held on 14/15 February , 2013 at Royal Society of Edinburgh. She argues: “I want independence but whatever the constitutional future, it has … Continue reading

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Engendering the debate: What could constitutional change mean for gender equality?

What could constitutional change mean for gender equality?  Cera Murtagh reports from the Women and Constitutional Futures seminar (originally posted on the  University of Edinburgh Scotland’s Referendum blog; http://www.referendum.ed.ac.uk/engendering-debate/) The political debate around the Scottish independence referendum could so far … Continue reading

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Women and constitutional futures

… Gender Equality Matters in a New Scotland  Women’s voices and issues of gender equality have been largely absent from the current debates around constitutional futures in Scotland, in sharp contrast to their prominence in the run up to devolution in … Continue reading

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Why can’t a (Scots) woman be more like a (cave) man?

 Fiona Mackay  (University of Edinburgh) The eminent pollster Professor John Curtice has never struck us as Neanderthal before but, in his Holyrood comment piece this week, he appears to suggest that the reason for the gender gap in attitudes to … Continue reading

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