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Welcome to Engender

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.

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Scottish Government

The Scottish Government currently funds our core equalities activities through its equalities funding. Its Community Safety Unit is funding our sectarianism project.

Awards for AllAwards for All is currently funding the development and dissemination of a film about women and the economy.

From our blog

Five reasons that media coverage of the pay gap is so bad (and why we think we should do better) Yesterday saw the repeat of a ritual that happens a handful of times a year. An organisation - in this case the Chartered Management Institute - produces a figure it describes as a gender pay gap. News outlets contact organisations working on gender, or women and work, to ask for short quotes that explain both the pay gap and how we're going to fix it. These quotes are then strung together into pieces that are shaky on the facts and slight on analysis. In recent years, as the tenor of public discourse has softened slightly towards women's equality, they've been complemented by editorials denouncing the glacial rate at which the gap is narrowing. A couple of columnists may even take a swing at some particularly egregious examples of workplace discrimination, before the whole subject is unceremoniously bundled into an archive folder to wait for the next pay gap news release.

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Communications and Administrative Assistant Application Pack (PDF)Communications and Administrative Assistant Application Pack (PDF) Salary: £20,000 (plus an 8% non-contributory pension) Hours: 35 per week Location: The post is based in central Edinburgh at 1a Haddington Place Engender is looking for an enthusiastic individual with excellent communication and administrative skills to join our small, busy team.

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