We are the Young Women’s Movement

Scotland’s national organisation for young women and girls’ leadership and rights:
Working collectively
Leading meaningful change
Creating a more equal society

What’s new

  • In this article, originally written for The National to mark our 100th anniversary, tartan designer Emma Wilkinson discusses being a young woman in one of Scotland’s most traditional industries, and the process of creating our 100th anniversary tartan.

    • Heritage
  • In this article, originally written for The Herald for International Women’s Day 2024, our CEO Jenni Snell explores International Women’s Day and its role in the fight for gender equality.

    • Heritage
    • Leadership
    • Rights
  • In this blog, project participant, Eleanor talks about the process of co-designing the EmBody to EmPower resources, the key aims of the project, and her hopes for how the resources can be used by young women accessing healthcare in Scotland.

    • Advocacy
    • Health
  • In this post, Guest Blogger Maria Onatt discusses how current Green New Deals do not consider the gendered effects of climate change, and why they must take an intersectional feminist approach in order to create a sustainable future for all women.

    • Climate Justice