Women for Justice, Justice for Women!

Women for Justice, Justice for Women!

National Committee member Maggie Mellon recently spoke about our justice campaign at the Scottish Parliament.  Read the text of her speech and find out what Women for Independence are campaigning for.   (Photo shows Maggie hosting session on justice at our 2015 AGM)....

New Prisons? Old Wine in New Bottles

Maggie Mellon of the WFI National Committee and WFI #Justicewatch argues that WFI need to stand firm and that prisons are not the answer. Many WFI women who have support our campaign for justice for women will have read of the newly released plans for prisons for...
Justice Watch Update August 2016

Justice Watch Update August 2016

National Commitee member Maggie Mellon updates on #JusticeWatch. In this blog, I am going to write about not just my own experience and views but also cover some of the issues that we all have encountered and the experiences of women in a number of courts. A fair...
Justice Watch: Edinburgh Week 5

Justice Watch: Edinburgh Week 5

(Photo: Press Association) In her fourth post reporting on the Women for Independence #JusticeWatch initiative, Maggie Mellon queries waste, fines and poverty and something odd about domestic abuse cases. Blunders, mix ups and waste of time and money After two...