Event recordings

Throughout 2020-2024, Engender has held a number of events and webinars exploring issues of women's inequality. You can find recordings of the events here.

Bearing the Burden: Women's Debt in the Cost of Living Crisis

Date: 26th April 2024


  • Asiya Uddin, StepChange
  • Lawrie Morgan Klein, StepChange
  • Jules Oldham, Scottish Women's Aid
  • Lucy Hughes, Engender

Chaired by Jade Stein, Engender


Diversity, Media & Narrative Power

Date: 6th December 2023


  • Dr Miranda Barty-Taylor, Equal Media and Culture Centre
  • Professor Karen Boyle, Strathclyde University
  • Talat Yaqoob, Activist and campaigner
  • Jo Zawadzka, Zero Tolerance
  • Nikki Simpson, International Magazine Centre
  • Doni Aldine, Culturs Magazine
  • Dr Margaret Hughes, Association for Journalism Education



Engender AGM 2023 - What's Next?

Date: 18th November 2023


  • Amanda Amaeshi, Activist and campaigner
  • Leslie Hills, Engender Founder
  • Jenni Snell, CEO, The Young Women’s Movement
  • Talat Yaqoob, Activist and campaigner

Chaired by Jade Stein, Engender, with Catherine Murphy, Executive Director of Engender

Where Does the Money Go? VAWG & Budgeting in Scotland

Date: 4th October 2023


  • Hannah Brisbane, Policy Officer (Developing Equally Safe), Engender
  • Heather Williams, Training Lead, SWBG
  • Mariam Ahmed, CEO, Amina MWRC

Chaired by Jade Stein, Engender, with Yve Barry, SWBG.


Sex & Power in Scotland 2023: A Call for Feminist Leadership

Date: 18th July 2023


  • Jackie Galbraith, West Lothian College
  • Pheona Matovu, Radiant & Brighter
  • Suzanne Motherwell, Transport Scotland

Chaired by Jade Stein, Engender, with Catherine Murphy, Executive Director of Engender


Policymaking & Preventing Violence Against Women & Girls in Scotland

Date: 20th April


  • Emily St Denny, University of Copenhagen
  • Maïna Coroller-Larifla, Sustrans Scotland

Chaired by Hannah Brisbane, Engender


The Cost of Living: A Deepening Crisis for Women's Equality

Date: 13th November


  • Satwat Rehman, One Parent Families Scotland
  • Fiona Collie, Carers Scotland
  • Sara Cowan, Scottish Women's Budget Group

Chaired by Alys Mumford, Engender



DECRIMINALISATION: What would it mean for abortion rights in Scotland?

Date: 6th October 2022


  • Dr Lynsey Mitchell, Lecturer in Law at the University of Strathclyde
  • Audrey Brown, Abortion Care Doctor
  • Alys Mumford, Engender

Chaired by Georgina Cosby, Abortion Rights Scotland


To Exist is to Resist: Exploring Black Feminism in Europe

Date: 8th March 2022


  • Professor Akwugo Emejulu, Author
  • Assa Samaké-Roman, Journalist
  • Welcome: Alys Mumford, Engender





Make Bosses Pay with Eve Livingston

Date: 5th November 2021


  • Eve Livingston, Make Bosses Pay author and journalist
  • Chair: Suki Sangha, trade union organiser
  • Welcome: Alys Mumford, Communications and Engagement Manager, Engender




Feminist City with Leslie Kern

Date: 27th September 2021


  • Leslie Kern, Feminist City author and academic
  • Chair: Daisy Narayanan, planning and sustainable transport expert
  • Welcome: Alys Mumford, Communications and Engagement Manager, Engender


Hustings for Women's Equality

Presented by Engender in partnership with national women’s equality organisations.

Date: 1st April 2021


  • Welcome: Emma Ritch, Executive Director of Engender
  • Chair: Tasnim Nazeer, journalist, author, and freelance TV reporter
  • Jackie Baillie, Scottish Labour Spokesperson for Health, Sport and Equalities, Scottish Labour Party
  • Rachael Hamilton, Party Spokesperson on Social Security and Older People, Scottish Conservatives
  • Willie Rennie, Leader of the Scottish Liberal Democrats, Scottish Liberal Democrats
  • Lorna Slater, Co-Leader of the Scottish Green Party, Scottish Green Party
  • Nicola Sturgeon, First Minister and SNP Party Leader, Scottish National Party


Everyday Misogyny with Laura Bates

Presented by Rape Crisis Scotland and Engender

Date: 11th March 2021


  • Laura Bates, journalist, author and founder of the Everyday Sexism project
  • Talat Yaqoob (Chair), member of the First Minister’s Advisory Council on Women and Girls
  • Kathryn Dawson, Sexual Violence Prevention Coordinator at Rape Crisis Scotland
  • Emma Ritch, Executive Director of Engender


What Works for Women: improving gender mainstreaming in Scotland

Date: 23rd November 2020


  • Emma Ritch, Executive Director at Engender
  • Talat Yaqoob, Member of the First Minister's National Advisory Council on Women and Girls
  • Lindsey Millen, Policy Manager at Close The Gap.


Covid-19 and Women's Equality

Date: 24th November 2020


  • Emma Ritch, Engender Scotland's feminist policy organisation
  • Jonna Monaghan, Northern Ireland Women's European Platform
  • Catherine Fookes, Women's Equality Network Wales
  • Catriona Graham, European Women's Lobby
  • Chair: Jen Ang, JustRight Scotland


Poland and Women's Equality: what's going on?

Date: 10th November 2020


  • Patrycja Kupiec, Young Women's Movement Scotland
  • Jo Zawadzka, Activist
  • Martyna Kampa, Edinburgh Queer Collective
  • Ewa Sochacka McKee, Women's Strike
  • Naomi Connor, Alliance for Choice
  • Chair: Alys Mumford, Engender


Understanding the Equality Act

Date: 6th November 2020


  • Professor Nicole Busby, Professor in Human Rights, Equality and Justice, University of Glasgow
  • Lynn Welsh, Head of Legal at the Equality and Human Rights Commission
  • Professor Sharon Cowan, Professor of Feminist and Queer Legal Studies, University of Edinburgh
  • Chair: Emma Ritch, Executive Director at Engender


Making Misogyny a Hate Crime in Scotland

Date: 20th October 2020


  • Emma Ritch, Executive Director at Engender
  • Sandy Brindley, Chief Executive at Rape Crisis Scotland


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