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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 submission to the Scottish Government on equality and socio-economic impacts of EU Exit (‘Brexit’)

This is Engender's submission to the Scottish Government on equality and socio-economic impacts of EU Exit (‘Brexit’). This submission looks at economic consequences, protections for migrant women, employment and equality protections, replacement funds, and criminal justice, and offers a series of recommendations covering funding for women's organisations and violence against women services, incorporation of women's rights, devolution of equality law, enhanced gender mainstreaming, and mitigation of No Recourse to Public Funds.

Date of publication: May 2021.

Filename: Engender-submission-to-the-Scottish-Government-on-equality-and-socio-economic-impacts-of-EU-Exit-Brexit.pdf | File size: 169KB | Tags: brexit, international, covid19, faireconomy
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Engender Response to the European Commission: Public consultation on Gender equality in the EU – current situation and priorities for future

This is an Engender response to the European Commission's public consultation to gather opinions of different actors of the current situation of gender equality in the EU and priorities for the next five years.

Date of publication: June 2019.

Filename: Engender-Response-to-the-European-Commission-Public-consultation-on-Gender-equality-in-the-EU.pdf | File size: 766KB | Tags: faireconomy, international, equalrepresentation, womensrights
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Scotland & the European Elections: What's in it for women?

This document contains a summary of commitments made in Scottish party manifestos for the 2019 European Elections that are relevant to Engender's work in advancing and enabling women's equality.

Date of publication: May 2019.

Filename: Engender-EU-Elections-2019-Manifesto-Summary.pdf | File size: 728KB | Tags: womensrights, brexit, international, equalrepresentation
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CEDAW: Follow-up to Concluding Observations Scotland Report

This report follows Engender’s engagement with the eighth periodic report of the government of the United Kingdom on measures taken to give effect to the UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW). The Committee requires the UK Government to report on their progress on four recommendations of particular concern (at paragraphs 13, 21 a) and b) and 25) concerning incorporation, the impact of the UK’s departure from the EU (‘Brexit’) and an oversight mechanism for women’s participation in CEDAW at UK level.

Since the Committee made its observations, however, Scotland like the rest of the world has faced the crisis of the Covid-19 pandemic. Non-pharmaceutical interventions (NPIs) to control the spread of coronavirus were introduced from March 2020 and, while increasingly relaxed, continue to affect the daily lives of women in Scotland. We have therefore included an overview of the impact of the pandemic and concerns around violence against women.

Filename: CEDAW---FOLLOW-UP-TO-CONCLUDING-OBSERVATIONS-SCOTLAND.pdf | File size: 336KB | Tags: cedaw, international,
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Engender UN Economic and Social Council High-level Segment Written Statement Submission 2021

Engender has submitted this written statement for the 2021 United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) High-Level Segment for non-governmental organisations in consultative status with ECOSOC. This year's priority theme is centred around sustainable and resilient recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic that promotes the economic, social and environmental dimensions of sustainable development.

Date of publication: May 2021.

Filename: Engender-2021-ECOSOC-High-level-Segment-Written-Statement-Submission.pdf | File size: 178KB | Tags: international, covid19, ecosoc
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