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#GE17: Lorna Slater, Scottish Green Party

Women's representation in politics is incredibly important. Only 33.9% of Scottish MPs elected in the last Westminster General Election were women. In the run up to the 2017 General Election on June 8, we'll be hosting a series of blogs from women involved in political campaigning. Today's blog is from Lorna Slater, an engineer and candidate for the Scottish Green Party in the Edinburgh North and Leith constituency.

#GE17: What's in it for women in Scotland?

Here at Engender, Kate and Emma T have been poring over the political party manifestos to see what commitments are being made to advance women’s equality in Scotland.

#GE17: Nighet Nasim Riaz, Scottish National Party

Women's representation in politics is incredibly important. Only 33.9% of Scottish MPs elected in the last Westminster General Election were women. In the run up to the 2017 General Election on June 8, we'll be hosting a series of blogs from women involved in political campaigning. Today's blog is from Nighet Nasim Riaz, who recently stood as a candidate for the SNP in the Glasgow City council elections.

#GE17: Pam Duncan-Glancy, Scottish Labour

Women's representation in politics is incredibly important. Only 33.9% of Scottish MPs elected in the last Westminster General Election were women. In the run up to the 2017 General Election on June 8, we'll be hosting a series of blogs from women involved in political campaigning. Today's blog is from Pam Duncan-Glancy, who is standing as a candidate for Scottish Labour in Glasgow North.

#GE17: Kirstein Rummery, Women's Equality Party

Women's representation in politics is incredibly important. Only 33.9% of Scottish MPs elected in the last Westminster General Election were women. In the run up to the 2017 General Election on June 8, we'll be hosting a series of blogs from women involved in political campaigning. Today's blog is from Kirstein Rummery, who is standing as a candidate for the Women's Equality Party in Stirling.

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