Sponsors and supporters
This year, for the seventh Write to End Violence Against Women Awards we would like to thank our sponsoring organisations the University of Strathclyde, the National Union of Journalists – Scotland, and The National Union of Journalists - Glasgow Branch.
The National Union of Journalists – Scotland sponsored the Best Piece - News category and The National Union of Journalists - Glasgow Branch sponsored the Best Piece - Feature category.
“The National Union of Journalists is the voice for journalism and for journalists across the UK and Ireland working at home and abroad in all sectors of the media as freelances, casuals and staff in newspapers, news agencies, broadcasting, magazines, online, book publishing, in public relations, communications, and as photographers”
The University of Strathclyde will be sponsoring the Best Piece - Blog and Self-Published category.
“The School of Humanities at the University of Strathclyde is delighted to sponsor this award for the third year in a row. In our Masters programmes in Applied Gender Studies, Media and Communication, and Digital Journalism, we are centrally concerned with questions about gender, violence, representation and journalistic ethics and we are delighted to support this award which recognises and rewards good practice in student journalism."
We are also pleased to announce the Daily Record will be working with us as our media partner.
The Write to End Violence Against Women Awards are organised by Zero Tolerance and supported by Amina: The Muslim Women’s Resource Centre, Edinburgh Hollaback, Edinburgh Student Arts Festival, Engender, Everyday Victim Blaming, Fife College, International Women’s Day Edinburgh, Rape Crisis Scotland, Shakti Women’s Aid, The Empower Project, University of West Scotland, and White Ribbon Scotland.
Our steering group members are:
Alys Mumford - Engender
Anila Mirza - Shakti Women’s Aid
Briana Pegado - Edinburgh Student Arts Festival
Davy Thompson - White Ribbon Scotland
Eileen Maitland - Rape Crisis Scotland
Ghizala Avan - Amina: The Muslim Women’s Resource Centre
Jenny Lester - Zero Tolerance
Jo Zawadzka - Zero Tolerance
Louise Pennington - Everyday Victim Blaming
Margaret Hughes - University of West Scotland
Marie Penman - Fife College
Maxine Blane - Engender
Noelia Martinez Castellanos - International Women’s Day Edinburgh
Rahnuma Hassan - The Empower Project/Edinburgh Hollaback
Tomiwa Folorunso - Media creator