This is the first article to my project of teaching a resource pack which is an introduction to the themes of Vashti Harrison’s book, Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History, to English learners in Catalonia. The 8th of March was International Women’s Day. International Women’s Day (IWD) is historically a day for striking and… Continue reading “Little learners today, little leaders tomorrow”: teaching feminism to English learners through Vashti Harrison’s Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History.
Mary Macarthur was a Scottish trade unionist who fought tirelessly for the rights of women workers in the early 20th Century. She founded the National Federation of Women Workers in 1906 and her efforts - along with those of others - led to the introduction of a minimum wage and the regulation of working hours.… Continue reading Mary Macarthur: a bitch bio
Glasgow Women’s Library (GWL) is a grassroots organisation that aims to promote women’s history, lives and stories. It’s a truly unique space and as well as a lending library, GWL also houses archive and museum collections, like the Lesbian Archive and the National Museum of Roller Derby. We heard about it from a friend who… Continue reading “I Was Just Totally Clueless” Visiting Glasgow Women’s Library