The Dignity of Women – an invitation

To mark International Women’s Day, ‘Religions for Peace UK Women of Faith Network’ would be honoured to have your presence at their in-person event – ‘The Dignity of Women’ – on Tuesday 7 March, from 5.30pm – 8.00pm, at the Scottish Storytelling Centre 43-45 High Street Edinburgh EH1 1SR. Speakers include the Right Hon. Christina McKelvie, Minister for Equalities and Older People at the Scottish Government; Bonnie Evans-Hills, priest in the Scottish Episcopal Church with considerable experience in inter-religious dialogue and in advocating for asylum seekers/refugees; and Ravinder Kaur Nijjar, Chair of RfPUK Women of Faith Network, Sikh Representative on the Scottish Religious Leaders Forum and Vice-Chair of Religions for Peace UK. Listen to these speakers discuss how their various roles help support the Dignity of Women, women in readership roles, the challenges faced by women and women in religious scriptures. There will be an opportunity to view the Religions for Peace UK Women of Faith Network’s unique and informative exhibition, ‘The Dignity of Women – Scriptural Reflections’. The exhibition highlights the positive references on the status of women in the Sacred Scriptures of the Baha’i, Buddhist, Christian, Hindu, Jain, Jewish, Muslim, Sikh and Zoroastrian Religions. There will also be a facilitated discussion, encouraging participants to consider how they have been empowered by all that they have seen and heard during the evening. Arrival and registration from 5.30pm and the event begins promptly with speakers at 6.00pm. Men and women welcome. To book your place, please register using the link below: Eventbrite booking Learn more about Religions for Peace UK here.