Fife Women and Inclusion in Politics’ is a nine-month project with the aim to tackle the under-representation of disabled, minority ethnic or transgender women as voters, political activists and representatives in Fife.
This project will raise women’s awareness of the struggle for equal voting rights. More importantly, the project will highlight that the struggle continues for women of different protected characteristics in the UK and around the world, and how women are succeeding in overcoming the barriers they face.
This project will also aim to celebrate the successes of the unsung heroines who contribute to the Scottish political systems daily; they are the campaigners, personal assistants, researchers, analysts, lobbyists, community activists and so on.
The project will end with a celebration event near International Women’s Day in 2019 to mark the learning and achievements of the participants.
To launch the project, we invite you to join us for high tea on Tuesday 21 August 2018, 2pm to 4pm, at Adam Smith Theatre, Bennochy Road, Kirkcaldy KY1 1ET. At the launch event, you will hear personal stories from Fife women, be entertained by a vocalist and have a chance to help us to shape the project.