'A time to stand up and be counted'
By Fiona MacGregor
“This is the only issue and this is the only campaign for me. This is the only time I’ll be doing this. I wouldn’t have got involved had it been anything else. It’s just one of those times and one of those issues where I think everybody in the end is going to have to stand up and be counted."
Yes Scotland chief executive Blair Jenkins speaks to Alison Rowat of the Herald and tells her how he progressed from journalism to heading up the campaign of a lifetime. To read the full interview click here.
Women in Scotland want a better deal. They need it and they deserve it. By taking responsibility for shaping our own future, I know we will do a better job for women in terms of childcare and equality on the workplace.
Mother-of-two Pat Bremner explains why she has decided to vote Yes on 18 September.
My personal reason for voting Yes is that it seems unnatural for Scotland to be ruled by a government hundreds of miles away that the majority of us did not vote for. That’s not democracy.
“All animals are equal but some animals are more equal than others,” says Napoleon the pig in George Orwell’s Animal Farm. That’s the fundamental challenge of gender equality – finding a way to break down the barriers that have built up over time and that continue to sideline women.