The History of the Women's Aid Movement - International Women's Day Event
Published: 1 March 2022
Tuesday 8 March 2022
Come along and hear about the history of the Women's Aid Movement with special guest Charlotte James Robertson!
This joint venture between Glasgow Women's Aid, Queen Margaret Union and the Centre for Gender History will involve an informal discussion about the Women's Aid movement in Scotland as well as hearing specifically about the history of Glasgow Women's Aid.
Charlotte James Robertson is a doctoral researcher studying the feminist movement to establish women’s refuges and other services for victim/survivors of domestic abuse. Her thesis is entitled “‘Why don’t they just go home?’ Women’s Aid in Britain and the women’s refuge movement as a transnational endeavour, 1971-1996” and is funded by the AHRC. Charlotte holds an MA in History from the University of Glasgow and an MSc in American History from the University of Edinburgh. Her research interests include transnational and intersectional approaches to the history of feminism, the history of Women’s Aid and oral history. She also works part-time for the National Library of Scotland.
First published: 1 March 2022