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Dundee Women's Aid

  • DN
  • Corporate body
  • 1974 -

Dundee Women's Aid was formed from the disbanded Dundee Women's Liberation Group in 1974. Their first public meeting was held on October 17, 1984.

East Dunbartonshire Women's Aid

  • ED
  • Corporate body
  • 1982 -

Strathkelvin Women’s Aid began in Spring 1982 as a women’s discussion group, after an advert was placed in Spare Rib in February of 1982. After a few meetings the group decided to concentrate on providing a service for victims of domestic violence and became affiliated with Scottish Women’s aid in August 1982.

In March 1996, the group changed their name to East Dunbartonshire Women's Aid, to reflect the reorganisation of the local government and the demise of the Strathkelvin District and a new Refuge was built by Cairn Housing Association in 1997. The National Lottery Charities Board gave a grant to furnish the new Refuge.

East Kilbride Women's Aid

  • EK
  • Corporate body
  • 1983 - 2011

East Kilbride Women's Aid was established in 1983 and joined the Scottish Women's Aid national network in 1984. The group had a small office space by 1985 and opened their first refuge in 1986. They operated solely with unpaid workers until the group was able to hire their first full-time staff member in 1997, with two-part time staff joining the following year.

East Kilbride Women's Aid and Hamilton Women's Aid merged together to form Women's Aid South Lanarkshire in 2011, before taking on the East Renfrewshire remit and becoming Women's Aid South Lanarkshire & East Renfrewshire (WASLER) in 2014.

Edinburgh Stop the War Coalition

  • Badges/ANP/25
  • Corporate body
  • Founded November 2001

Founded in the weeks following 9/11- dedicated to ending the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq and lobbying for change in governmental foreign policy.

Edinburgh Women's Aid

  • EN
  • Corporate body
  • 1973 -

Edinburgh Women's Aid was established in 1973 and was the first Women's Aid group in Scotland.

Edinburgh Women's Centre

  • GB 1534 EWC
  • Corporate body
  • 1974 - 1984

Edinburgh Women's Centre was in operation from 1973 to 1984, providing information and services for women within the Lothian area.

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