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Engender Parliamentary Briefing: Scottish Government Gender and the Workplace Debate

A parliamentary briefing ahead of the debate on Women and the workplace in the Scottish Parliament on June 29th.

Date of publication: June 2016.

Filename: Gender-and-the-workplace-parliamentary-briefing.pdf | File size: 353KB | Tags: employment employability labourmarket
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Unblocking the Pipeline: Gender and Employability in Scotland

This paper represents Engender’s first thoughts on the challenge of gendering employability. It sets out the gendered context in which employability policy and programmes must operate. It briefly describes the ways in which women’s experiences of the labour market, of education and skills, and of social security are different. It then raises some specific issues about how employability work in Scotland is developing, before finally making some recommendations on how this could be better gendered.

Date of publication: March 2016.

Filename: Unblocking-the-Pipeline---Gender-and-Employability-in-Scotland.pdf | File size: 1312KB | Tags: employability labourmarket
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Engender Parliamentary Briefing: Increasing Opportunities for Women Debate 2014

A briefing paper for MSPs in advance of the Scottish Government debate on increasing opportunities for women in the Scottish Parliament on 20 August 2014.

Date of publication: August 2014.

Filename: Engender-MSP-briefing-for-increasing-opportunities-for-women-debate-August-2014.pdf | File size: 370KB | Tags: equalrepresentation employability employment labourmarket feministeconomics publiclife
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Scotland’s Futures: Women and the Labour Market

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: July 2014.

Filename: Engender-briefing-4---Women-and-the-labour-market.pdf | File size: 61KB | Tags: indyref employment employability labourmarket
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