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Write to End VAW bursary

We are currently recruiting for our 2019 Bursary winner: find out more here.

Every year, through the Write to End Violence Against Women Bursary, Zero Tolerance works to help launch the career of an aspiring journalist who is committed to tackling violence against women and its cause – gender inequality.

The recipient is paid to write news and feature pieces covering these topics in a sensitive and responsible way. These pieces are then published in a national newspaper.

Reporting on violence against women and gender inequality can play a vital role in increasing understanding and challenging their place in our society.

In 2019/20 we will be working with the Daily Record who will be jointly commissioning articles.

Read 2018/19 bursary winner, Jennifer Constable's article in the Daily Record here.

Read 2016/17 bursary winner, Annie McLaughlin's writing for the Sunday Herald here.

Read 2014/15 bursary winner, Kirsty Strickland's writing for the National here.

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