Women of Colour in the Political Spectrum

Dr Nighet Nasim Riaz

My thoughts and experiences on  political participation by women of colour. This is not an academic blog, although there is 10481712_10152476103853165_5028388953678323233_none which has been co-written with a colleague from LSE awaiting publication –  but more of a ramble through how my perceptions of equality have changed  from ‘we are all equal’ to but ‘some are definitely more equal than others!’

There is no structure as such as these are just thoughts and experiences being captured on paper to be analysed in more detail at a later point.

Certain pro-independence groups have played a pivotal role inside the referendum campaign in further shaping my passion for social justice and equality. I became involved in one campaign around its inception and had the privilege of designing the first website, and can say with utmost relief, thank goodness for the following updated versions. The very first time I spoke publicly was at the launch of the…

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