International Women’s Day in Aberdeen – 8 March 2016

You are invited to celebrate International Women’s Day in Aberdeen on Tuesday 8 March, from 12 noon – 2pm at The Citadel, 28 Castle Street AB11 5BG.

Hear from YWCA Scotland about the findings of their research into the status of young women in Scotland.

Enjoy and join the world café discussion around:  Education, Employment, Political participation, Media and Stereotyping, Justice, Women at home and share your ideas about what we can do to strengthen gender equality.

To book please phone 01224 595505


For full details of the event and its partners, please see the IWD Aberdeen 2016


A Saturday job with a difference!

We are recruiting for a Fair Trade retail/catering operativeFT logo Feb 2016
Saturdays, 10am – 4pm, fixed term for 8 months
Salary £15,000 pro rata (actual £3,429 per annum)

We are seeking a lively person to run our fair trade pop up; you will be running a fair trade stall and also serving fair trade refreshments. The post is based in Aberdeen but may involve some travel to outlying areas during the summer. There is a requirement to work 1 hour during the week to meet with the fair trade officer but this is flexible.

You will need to be self-reliant, good humoured, calm and willing to work with a wide range of volunteers. An interest in fair trade would be advantageous and a willingness to undertake food hygiene training is essential. The post is funded for 8 months initially and continuation is subject to further funding being obtained.

Interested? Email Val or Hannes for further information or an application form: or

Closing date: Monday 29 February 2016 at 12pm
Interview date: Monday 7 March 2016

State of Children’s Rights workshop – 29 April 2016 at Woodhill House, Aberdeen

Together (Scottish Alliance for Children’s Rights) has opened registrations for their ‘State of Children’s Rights’ workshop series. Three workshop events are being held in Edinburgh, Aberdeen and  Glasgow.

Find out more and register by following the link:



  • Glasgow details and registration – TBC