Women

James McCune Smith: new discovery reveals how first African American doctor fought for women’s rights in Glasgow

Author / Creator: Matthew Daniel Eddy

Media type: News Media

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McCune Smith’s activism showed aspiring African Americans that becoming a professional black physician could be more than simply treating patients. For him, being an expert in medical science also included using his training to fight injustice and inequality.


Women of an Independent Mind: The Future of Women’s Equality in Scotland

Author / Creator: Angela O’Hagan

Media type: Policy Paper

Date published: September 2020

This policy paper outlines a series of proposals for how to work towards women’s equality in an independent Scotland


Child Care or Caring About Children?

Author / Creator: Marion Macleod

Media type: Policy Paper

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Scotland has a system of support for children in their early years which is a patchwork of initiatives, fixes, legacy services and omissions. What we do not have is a single, well thought- through integrated service. This is what Scotland’s children need.