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👇 Here are some of the amazing female candidates who declared their support for women's sex-based rights at the Scots Parliament today 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿

📖 Read our Women and Equalities policy here:…

– Ailsa Gray, ALBA Candidate for Glasgow 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿

She on the Board of Business for Scotland and the Scottish Independence Foundation. Up until choosing to stand as a candidate for the @AlbaParty, she was also a non-Executive Director for Highlands and Islands Enterprise.
– Cllr Lynne Anderson, ALBA Candidate for Central Scotland 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿

With over 20 years of experience as a chartered environmentalist, she has been a Councillor since 2017. Lynne is dedicated to speaking out fearlessly for the people of Scotland.
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Dr Nighet Riaz session re minority women: She will be talking about racism in our society. #AlbaWomen

Nighet is critical of the UK Govt's report re racism in the UK. Nighet is clear that racism exists, and asks can we become a post-racial society? Says yes, but long way to go.
Highlights the impact of racism on mental health, and also of racism being made invisible in our political and media narratives, also noting the toxicity therein, where there seems to be an undercurrent of/expectation of, tolerating racism.
Nighet highlighting some experiences of minority women: noting re working in professional environments they have to deal with racist remarks & unequal treatment, and being dismissed by bosses. And also expected to be grateful for being used to demonstrate diversity.
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Rhona Hotchkiss, former prisons Governor, says if Self ID passes, Scottish prisons will not be able to refuse transwomen's requests to move to the female estate, and we will find ourselves in the same situation as Ireland (where male sex offenders are in women's prisons)
Now detailing how a violent transwoman in a women's prison led to the traumatisation of a female prisoner, who was doing amazingly well in her recovery, was a mentor to other prisoners, but then relapsed, due to how this triggered her history of being the victim of male violence.
Also detailing sexual harassment, such as transwomen deliberately walking around with visible erections. Mentioning how the Scottish Trans Alliance wanted vulnerable female populations such as women's prisons targeted for self ID policies, as a strategy.
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