National campaigning celebrating women and fighting for equality

The SNP is taking to the streets on Saturday 10th March in a national day of campaigning celebrating women and equality.

Events across the country include coffee mornings, street stalls, organised talks and fundraisers – all highlighting women in society.

Find your local event below.

Falkirk SNP branches have organised an event to discuss the influence of Women in Politics, with speakers including Fiona McLeod, Margaret Ferrier and Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh.

The event is being held at the Salvation Army Community Church in Larbert from noon until 4pm. Tickets (£5) include lunch and can be purchased here.

In Dundee Shona Robison is hosting a ladies’ coffee morning at the International Women’s Centre from 10.30am to noon.

There will be some inspiring guests attending to discuss gender equality and being a women in politics in 2018.

In Paisley at 10 Wellmeadow Street members and the wider community are being asked to go along for an afternoon of topical conversation, tea/coffee and bake sale fun – all the while celebrating women of the past, present and future.

Money raised will be donated to Renfrewshire Women’s Aid. Paisley SNP will also be collecting hygiene products for babies and women – nappies, baby wipes, deodorant, soaps, sanitary towels/tampons, shampoo/conditioner.

The SNP Kirriemuir and Dean Branch are hosting a street stall for donations of period products and food for local food banks.

Join them or donate between 11am and 2pm at the Town Square.

In Perth there will be leafleting and canvassing in Aberfeldy Square from 11am.

Young women are being invited to head to the Belmont Filmhouse in Aberdeen at 1pm to attend the YSI North East AGM and women’s event.

This is an opportunity for young women of the North East to discuss how to make the region more attractive to other women.

In Penicuik there will be a street stall from 10am at the precinct. Along with discussing specific issues relating to women, they are doing a push for donations of period products.

The following week in Aberdeen, speakers will come together to mark 100 years since some women were given the right to vote, as they talk about their experiences of being women in politics, as well as a celebration of Aberdeen’s very own suffragette, Caroline Phillips.

The event is on between 7pm and 10pm at The Inn at the Park Hotel, Aberdeen.