Ruth Wilkinson

Role

Events and communications assistant, Scotland

Biography

Ruth is the events and communications assistant at the Scottish office. She works with outreach, social media, and visual communication for Scottish and UK campaigns. Before working with Global Justice Now, she was a freelance designer for six years, and is a long-time campaigner for LGBTQ and disability rights. She holds a MA in illustration, with focus on the politics of representation, and in her spare time enjoys reading comics, dancing and writing long essays about feminism, disability, and the arts on her personal blog.

Latest posts

The last year of incredible women-led movements around the world


07 March 2019

This International Women's Day, as tens of thousands globally take part in this year’s Women’s Strike, we look back on some of the many incredible movements led by and for women around the world since 8 March 2018.

Why climate change and migration are unavoidably linked

Across the world, two issues have everyone’s attention – immigration and climate change. It’s easy to think those two things are unconnected, but like so many issues of global inequality, they’re intimately linked.

A tug of war for Scotland's future


05 September 2018

The sun is unexpectedly shining from a clear blue sky as I arrive at Holyrood. I’m wearing my finest business suit and bowler hat, and I’m standing outside the Scottish parliament. With me are Liam Fox, Theresa May, Donald Trump, and UK trade minister George Hollingbery. But I’m not here to discuss investments or tax breaks. There’s something more important at stake.

Art, theatre, festivals and fun this summer in Scotland


05 June 2018

Looking for something to inspire you this summer? Every year, thousands flock to Edinburgh for the Fringe. But the Edinburgh Festivals are just a fraction of the fun on offer north of the border. Art, theatre, festivals and fun are everywhere in the Scottish summertime, and there’s plenty out there to make you laugh, cry and think.