Hyslop Supports Processions Project

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Hyslop Supports Processions Project

Local Constituency MSP Fiona Hyslop has supported thousands of women and girls across the UK who walked together as part of a mass participatory artwork to celebrate the centenary of women’s suffrage on Sunday 10 June.

To mark this historic moment, hundreds of women wore either green, white or violet scarves – the colours of the suffrage movement, appearing as a flowing river of colour as they walk through the city streets.

Fiona said;

“It was a fantastic day and I was delighted to have the privilege to lead the Edinburgh Processions2018 with thousands of women marching in the Suffrage colours of purple, white and green- part of a massive moving artwork.

 

“Piper Louise Marshall was incredible and had us all singing along as we marched. It was a joyous occasion to mark how far women have come but there is so much more to be done to achieve equality.”

 

ENDS

 

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