Click on the video link below to hear Dr Michelle Maher of #SeeHerElected and Evie Nevin Social Democrat share her experiences on Highland Radio News and Sport of running in the last local elections as a disabled woman.
Evie is a disability rights activist living in West Cork. Evie ran Disabled People for Choice during the campaign to Repeal the 8th which led her to run for local election in 2019. Evie has Ehlers Danlos Syndrome and also has Autism and she discussed how these challenges affected her campaign. Dr Maher outlined the work of See Her Elected in trying to encourage more women to engage in politics in the Midlands and North West as well as highlighting the various upcoming online events and workshops from See Her Elected.
Video Link Here: https://youtu.be/Xq0-AprTCD0