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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 Parliamentary Briefing: Census (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill Stage 1 Debate February 2019

Engender briefing ahead of the debate on the Census (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill. The following briefing highlights our support for the general principles of the Bill at Stage One as well as the emerging consensus around amending the language of ‘gender identity’.

Date of publication: February 2019

Filename: Engender-Parliamentary-Briefing-on-the-Census-Amendment-Scotland-Bill-Stage-1-Debate.pdf | File size: 510KB | Tags: womensrights, psed, lgbt
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Frequently Asked Questions: Women’s Equality and the Gender Recognition Act

Engender, along with Scottish Women's Aid, Rape Crisis Scotland, Zero Tolerance, Equate Scotland, Close the Gap and the Women 5050 Campaign, have produced a document with frequently asked questions about women's equality and the Gender Recognition Act.

Date of publication: January 2018.

Filename: Frequently-asked-questions---Womens-equality-and-the-Gender-Recognition-Act.pdf | File size: 483KB | Tags: lgbt equalrecognition genderrecognitionact
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Engender Response to the Scottish Government Consultation on Civil Partnerships

Engender supports the retention and extension of civil partnerships in Scotland. Fundamentally this is an equality issue, for which there is clear demand from non-LGBTI and LGBTI people alike. Equality before the law, irrespective of sex, gender or sexual orientation is a vital baseline against which further progress towards LGBTI and gender equality can be made. As such, equal civil partnership is a matter of concern for Engender and our membership. We work towards equality for all women and men in Scotland and we take an intersectional approach to our advocacy for gender equality.

Date of publication: December 2015.

Filename: Engenders-response-to-the-Scottish-Governments-Consultation-on-Civil-Partnership.pdf | File size: 381KB | Tags: lgbt equality
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Women Thinking Equality Series: Inequality of Access to NHS Services by Trans Women

This report is part of Engender's 'Women thinking equality' series on intersecting equalities issues. It outlines findings of participatory action research on the inequality of access to NHS services by trans women.

Date of publication: 2011.

Filename: Women-Thinking-Trans-Issues-Report-2011.pdf | File size: 1065KB | Tags: equality lgbt womensrights health
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Women Thinking Equality Series: Sexual Orientation

This briefing paper on gender and sexual orientation presents findings from Engender's 'Women Thinking Equality' project.

Date of publication: 2009

Filename: objected-sexual-orientation.pdf | File size: 199KB | Tags: equality lgbt
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Women Thinking Equality Series: Transgender

This briefing paper on gender and transgender presents findings from Engender's 'Women Thinking Equality' project.

Date of publication: 2009.

Filename: biological-transgender.pdf | File size: 197KB | Tags: lgbt equality
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