Engender is Scotland’s feminist organisation.
Engender has a vision for a Scotland in which women and men have equal opportunities in life, equal access to resources and power, and are equally safe and secure from harm.
Get involved with Engender’s work on women’s equality.
Find out about Engender’s work on the Convention to Eliminate all forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW).
We are exploring the ways that women experience and replicate sectarianism in Scotland, to make communities more resilient.
Event on 'welfare reform' and gender Last week we held an event at Holyrood to discuss our paper on ‘welfare reform’ and gender. This is a joint piece of work* that tells a story about why women are penalised by this agenda in so many different ways and turns to how we might address the gender impact.
Gender and 'welfare reform': a joint position paper This joint position paper on gender and ‘welfare reform’ draws together the multiple ways in which women are penalised by cuts to the benefits and tax credits system, and describes the gender inequality that accounts for these impacts.