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Engender produces a range of publications including reports about specific subjects, parliamentary briefings, responses to consultations, and our annual reports. These are all available online, and we can also send printed copies of selected reports. Contact us to arrange this.

The Gender Matters Roadmap

In 2017 Engender launched the Gender Matters Roadmap, which sets out the steps needed to move closer to women's equality in Scotland by 2030.

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Engender Briefing: Scotland Bill

A briefing on the Scotland Bill before report stage.

Date of publication: August 2015.

Filename: Scotland-Bill-briefing.pdf | File size: 551KB | Tags: womensrights devolution
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Engender Submission to the Devolution (Further Powers) Committee Call for Evidence on the UK Government's Scotland Bill

Engender welcomes the Devolution Committee’s focus on the contents of the Scotland Bill (the Bill), and the opportunity to submit our views. We have monitored the progression of the legislation from the publication of the draft clauses and UK government command paper, and due to undue speed, lack of transparency and lack of scrutiny, there have been limited avenues to raise our concerns.

Date of publication: August 2015.

Filename: Engender-submission-to-Devolution-Further-Powers-Committee-Call-for-Evidence-on-the-UK-Governments-Scotland-Bill.pdf | File size: 439KB | Tags: devolution
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Women's and Equalities Sector Joint Statement to MPs on Proposed Amendment to the Scotland Bill: Abortion (NC56)

A joint statement from Engender, Scottish Women's Aid, Rape Crisis Scotland, Zero Tolerance, Close the Gap, NUS Scotland, Scottish TUC, Abortion Rights Scotland Committee, Abortion Rights, YWCA - the young women's campaign, Amnesty International, Human Rights Consortium Scotland, and Scottish Women's Convention on a proposed amendment to the Scotland Bill.

Date of publication: July 2015.

Filename: Joint-statement-on-Scotland-Bill---NC56---Abortion.pdf | File size: 320KB | Tags: abortion health devolution
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Engender Parliamentary Briefing: Welfare Reform Committee Debate on Welfare Reform and the Smith Commission

A briefing paper for MSPs in advance of the Welfare Reform Committee debate on welfare reform and the Smith Commission on 18 December 2014.

Date of publication: December 2014.

Filename: Engender-MSP-briefing-for-debate-on-welfare-reform-debate-and-Smith-Commission-December-2014.pdf | File size: 324KB | Tags: austerity socialsecurity poverty devolution
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Engender Submission to the Smith Commission

Engender's submission to the Smith Commission on additional powers for the Scottish Parliament.

Date of publication: October 2014.

Filename: Engender-Smith-Commission-submission-October-2014.pdf | File size: 698KB | Tags: indyref devolution
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Engender Briefing on the Smith Commission

A short briefing paper on the Smith Commission on further devolution to the Scottish Parliament.

Date of publication: October 2014.

Filename: Smith-Commission-briefing-October-2014.pdf | File size: 355KB | Tags: indyref devolution
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Gender Equality and Scotland's Futures

This policy report is Engender's contribution to the Scottish independence debate. It takes stock of the current context in Scotland across a spectrum of gender issues and outlines where power and responsibility for gender equality currently rest.

Date of publication: March 2014.

Filename: Gender-equality-and--Scotlands-constitutional-futures.pdf | File size: 335KB | Tags: indyref womensrights equality devolution
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