WEVAW 2016 Shortlist

We are delighted to announce the shortlist for the 2016 Write to End Violence Against Women Awards.

This year we received a wonderful range of submissions across all the categories. These were anonymised and reviewed by a panel to form the shortlist below.

We look forward to welcoming all the shortlisted authors to the awards ceremony on Tuesday 6th December, where the winners will be announced.

Best Article - News

Sexist hate crimes given second-class status, says senior Tory MP
Libby Brooks

Alleged rape victims not being told they can challenge moves to reveal medical history in court
Victoria Weldon

Revealed: Less than half of doctors qualified to examine sex attack victims female
Marcello Mega

Revealed: catalogue of sexual assault and misogyny in Scottish classrooms
Karin Goodwin

Women facing 'impossible' tribunal fees barrier to challenge workplace harassment
Judith Duffy

Best Article - Comment and Feature

Sexual predators get too big for their boots
Dani Garavelli

A horrifying moment of audience interaction showed why we need feminist stand-ups like Zoe Coombs Marr
Vonny Moyes

India – in the land where women are deemed worthless
Vicky Allan

When I saw pictures of that lonely figure surrounded by armed men and onlookers doing no more than watching, I glimpsed my own future
Angela Haggerty

Understanding coercive control and domestic abuse
Anni Donaldson

Best Blog

Why did my rapist's lawyer reveal my medical records?
Sarah Scott

Indebted Women
Erin Slaven

Lads Lads Lads: Sexual Violence and University
Ailish Carroll-Brentnall

A Women's Aid group contributes a poem of strength and support
Nellie, Fiona, Priscilla, Sharon, Polly, Elaine, Brenda, Penny and Marian, User Group at Women’s Aid East and Midlothian

Self-Care or Speaking Out? A Black Feminist Dilemma
Claire Heuchan

Best Article - Student & Young Person

Disruptions: Surviving Sexual Assault
Ellen McAskill

Inappropriate: the politics of language in reporting on serious crime and sexual violence
Simon Fern

Extent of sexism revealed at Glasgow University
Alastair Thomas

'Whose streets? Our streets!' – How Glasgow reclaimed the night
Lucy Miller

Blog post inflames debate on sexual consent workshops
Amanda Ho

'Sex On Trial' reveals the true extent of our consent crisis’
Beth Sexton

Gender Equality Award 2016: Women and Migration

'Hell on Earth': Surviving in a Women-Only Detention Center
Aimee Stanton

On Being A Woman
Archana Goyal Vaid

Syrian refugee reveals her lost childhood in harrowing journey to find Scottish haven
Lauren Crooks

A Glasgow Girl’s Fight for Kurdish Independence
Jill Stevens

Home office must act to save lives
Ferret Journalists

Wooden Spoon

This year's wooden spoon award will be announced at the ceremony.


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