They had a language that was sophisticated and culturally diverse. They defied the social norms of their day and were a crucial workforce.
According to a recent Police Scotland report, in 2021 so far, 34,103 incidents of domestic abuse have been recorded in Scotland, up 7.6% on the previous 12 months.
To mark International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, St Magnus Cathedral in Kirkwall was lit up in orange
On Friday 6 November 2020, 11 life scientists and science communicators, and 11 mathematicians and computer scientists, from across the world, were recognised for their scientific achievements and the work they do to promote STEM for the next generation.
The sample was sufficient to “warrant the conclusion that female participation in early big-game hunting was likely nontrivial,” researchers said
An international survey has been launched to gauge the impact the pandemic Covid-19 has had on women in the food and agriculture sector.
In traditionally male-dominated fields, such as STEM (for science, technology, engineering and mathematics), only two of every ten positions are occupied by women.
Alison McCall of the Aberdeen Women’s Alliance, took us a half hour stroll not only round parts of the city but through the lives of some of the women who had lived there.
Dr Nina Baker, took us on a journey on Thursday 10th of September, celebrating the work and influence of women engineers from the earliest innovators in flight with balloon technology, through to the Space Age.
The lack of educational materials in Scotland’s schools about women in history is a chasm which needs to be addressed.