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Engender Parliamentary Briefing: International Women's Day 2017

This International Women’s Day Engender is drawing attention to two overlapping areas of women’s inequality: the persistent glass ceiling that has resulted in women filling only 27% of Scotland’s 3029 positions of power across political institutions, public sector, media and cultural bodies, and corporate world; and women’s persistently high share of unpaid domestic and reproductive labour.

Date of publication: March 2017.

Filename: IWD-2017-Engender-Parliamentary-Briefing.pdf | File size: 619KB | Tags: iwd womensrights makingworkvisible care
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Scotland's Futures: Women and Care

This briefing is part of a series that sets out how power and responsibility to tackle critical gender equality issues are divided between Holyrood and Westminster. It is part of Engender’s contribution to the independence referendum debate.

Date of publication: August 2014.

Filename: Engender-Briefing-3--women-and-care.pdf | File size: 65KB | Tags: indyref care socialcare childcare
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Preparing to Care: Woman to Woman – A Guide to Becoming a Carer

This guide was prepared by women from the Inverness area who found themselves caring for their partners. They came together as a group to take part in Engender's 'Equality Counting' project funded by the Equality and Human Rights Commission.

Date of publication: September 2012.

Filename: Preparing-to-Care-A51.pdf | File size: 3089KB | Tags: care socialcare womensrights
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Women in Scotland: Facts and Stats 2012 Calendar

Women in Scotland calendar 2012: monthly facts and stats on women's inequality.

Date of publication: January 2012.

Filename: Engender2012CalendarFinal.pdf | File size: 3219KB | Tags: equality womensrights international publiclife politics genderpaygap care socialcare socialsecurity childcare vawg
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Gender Audit Series: Care & Caring

A summary and discussion of the implications of data from the Gender Audit of Statistics [Breitenbach,E. and Wasoff, F. Scottish Executive Social Research 2007] relating to care and caring prepared by S. Macpherson, Engender Associate and E. Thomson.

Filename: Care-Caring.pdf | File size: 50KB | Tags: care socialcare childcare
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