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The organisers of this year's awards were extremely excited to have a full house at the Scottish Parliament garden lobby last night for the 2015 Write to End Violence Against Women awards. We are incredibly grateful to all our speakers and supporters, especially Fiona Hyslop who presented the Best Article Comment & Features award and Scottish Labour Leader Kezia Dugdale for sponsoring the event. We were also delighted that Green MSP Alison Johnstone, whose support has been instrumental in building and growing the awards, was in attendance last evening.
Have you seen great political reporting about women this year? Nominate today -- deadline fast approaching!
This year we are introducing our inaugural "Gender Equality Award". The purpose of this award is to recognise that working towards a gender equal society is vital to ending violence against women. Gender inequality means that women have less economic, political and social power than men, making it possible for some men to abuse their power.
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The Write to End Violence Against Women Awards are a unique opportunity to reward Scottish journalists who have furthered the cause of gender equality through their work over the past year.
Be sure to let us know! We need your help to drive up standards and reward those committed to furthering the cause of gender equality through their work.
The Organisers of the Write to End Violence against Women Awards and campaign are delighted to announce the involvement of Carolyn Leckie and Women for Independence (WFI).
A group of women’s charities, the National Union of Journalists Scotland and media partner, The National Newspaper are encouraging the public to get involved with the 2015 Write to End Violence Against Women Awards and campaign.
We're delighted to announce that we are now accepting entries for the 2015 Write to End Violence Against Women Awards.
It was a fantastic evening at Parliament last night -- despite the "weather bomb." There was a full room of dedicated and inspiring people who are working to challenge a culture that normalises violence against women.
We are delighted to announce this year's shortlist for the Write to End Violence Against Women Awards. Congratulations and thank you to all of the shortlisted nominees for your contributions to challenging a culture that normalises violence against women. The winners will be announced tomorrow night at the awards ceremony. Watch this space. . . .
by Anni Donaldson, 2013 "Best Article" Winner of the Write to End Violence Against Women Awards
The deadline is fast approaching for submissions to the Write to End Violence Against Women Awards. We are inviting submissions about gender based violence, and its root cause: gender inequality, which challenge a culture that accepts violence against women published between 01/09/13 and 01/09/14.
The media has a vital role in challenging a culture which supports violence, and many journalists and bloggers produce high quality work which confronts violence and gender inequality. We believe that their hard work deserves to be recognised, which is why we are pleased to present the second Write to End Violence Against Women Awards for excellence in journalism.
Following the success of last year’s inaugural Write to End Violence Against Women Awards, held at the Scottish Parliament, which recognises and rewards quality violence against women (VAW) reporting in Scotland, nominations are now being welcomed for 2014’s awards.
Following the success of last year's Write to End Violence Against Women Awards we are delighted to announce that we will be back to reward excellence in VAW journalism in 2014.