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40TH ANNIVERSARY OF WOMEN'S AID IN CLACKMANNANSHIRE

EDM (Early Day Motion) 786: tabled on 08 December 2016

Tabled in the 2016-17 session.

This motion has been signed by 17 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House congratulates Clackmannanshire Women's Aid, which is celebrating 40 years of helping thousands of women and children who have suffered domestic abuse throughout Clackmannanshire; notes that over this 40 year period it has continued to tackle gender inequalities, challenged attitudes and has provided vital and continual support to women, children and young people who have suffered at the hands of domestic abuse; further notes that it has also emphasised raising awareness in local schools to spread the message to future generations; welcomes the fact that the organisation is celebrating 40 years by taking part in the 16 days of action against domestic violence campaign to highlight the work being done in Clackmannanshire on the issue of violence against women; and looks forward to many more years of good work for the people of Clackmannanshire.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.