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  1. news

    13 Oct 2017 12:19

    Hate has no home in Scotland

    Campaign to increase understanding and reporting of hate crime.  

  2. news

    1 Oct 2017 00:01

    Women and Girls in Sport Week

    Karate fastest growing sport for girls.

  3. news

    28 Sep 2017 10:17

    Making more of Scotland's land

    Vision for land rights and responsibilities.

  4. news

    27 Sep 2017 09:39

    Life Expectancy for Scotland 2014-16

  5. news

    27 Sep 2017 09:34

    Number of Scottish centenarians at near record level

  6. statistics publication

    26 Sep 2017

    Scottish household survey 2016: key findings

    Short report summarising the key findings from the Scottish household survey 2016: annual report.

  7. statistics publication

    26 Sep 2017

    Scottish household survey 2016: annual report

    Results from the 2016 edition of the continuous survey based on a sample of the general population in private residences in Scotland.

  8. research publication

    25 Sep 2017

    Adapting for Change: learning points

    Summary of the evaluation report on Adapting for Change, an initiative testing and developing recommendations on housing adaptations.

  9. research publication

    25 Sep 2017

    Adapting for Change: evaluation

    Evaluation report on Adapting for Change, an initiative testing and developing recommendations on housing adaptations.

  10. publication

    25 Sep 2017

    Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology: equality impact assessment

    Assessment of the Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology and its impact on our aims for equality.

  11. news

    18 Sep 2017 13:30

    Social security agency

    FM confirms locations in Dundee and Glasgow.

  12. news

    13 Sep 2017 13:30

    Encouraging more women into sport

    Scotland to hold first-ever Women and Girls in Sport Week.

  13. news

    10 Sep 2017 00:01

    Frank's Law guarantee needed

    Health Secretary seeks assurances from UK Government.

  14. news

    9 Sep 2017 00:01

    Designing communities

    People to have say in the design of their area.

  15. consultation paper

    31 Aug 2017

    Hate crime legislation independent review: consultation (non-technical guide)

    Abridged version of consultation to inform the independent review of hate crime legislation in Scotland, chaired by Lord Bracadale.

  16. consultation paper

    31 Aug 2017

    Hate crime legislation independent review: consultation (easy-read)

    Easy-read version of consultation to inform the independent review of hate crime legislation in Scotland, chaired by Lord Bracadale.

  17. publication

    31 Aug 2017

    Women in enterprise: framework and action plan

    Refreshed action framework to promote female entrepreneurs, focusing on mentoring, networking, role models, finance and support.

  18. consultation paper

    31 Aug 2017

    Hate crime legislation independent review: consultation (technical version)

    Full, technical version of consultation to inform the independent review of hate crime legislation in Scotland, chaired by Lord Bracadale.

  19. news

    11 Aug 2017 10:05

    Support for women returning to work

    Funding to help women back to work following career breaks.

  20. news

    25 Jul 2017 09:30

    Scottish Welfare Fund

    An Official Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  21. transparency data

    28 Jun 2017

    Equality funding: Promoting Equality and Cohesion Fund 2017-2020

    Funding allocated to organisations who work with equalities communities in Scotland.

  22. transparency data

    28 Jun 2017

    Equality funding: national and intermediary bodies 2017-2020

    Funding allocated to organisations who work with equalities communities in Scotland.

  23. news

    19 Jun 2017 00:01

    What's in the Box?

    Contents of Scotland’s Baby Box confirmed as registration begins.

  24. publication

    16 Jun 2017

    Gender Representation on Public Boards (Scotland) Bill: equality assessment

    Assessment of how the Gender Representation on Public Boards (Scotland) Bill will affect Scottish Government's equality aims.

  25. publication

    16 Jun 2017

    Gender Representation on Public Boards (Scotland) Bill: partial business assessment

    Partial Business and Regulatory Impact Assessment (BRIA) of the Gender Representation on Public Boards (Scotland) Bill.

  26. report

    16 Jun 2017

    Gender Representation on Public Boards (Scotland) Bill: consultation analysis report

    Analysis of the responses received to the consultation on the draft Gender Representation on Public Boards (Scotland) Bill.

  27. news

    13 Jun 2017 15:00

    Next steps on tackling hate crime

    Focus on prevention, raising awareness and improving services

  28. report

    13 Jun 2017

    Tackling prejudice and building connected communities: Scottish Government response

    Our response to the report of the Independent Advisory Group on Hate Crime, Prejudice and Community Cohesion.

  29. speech / ministerial statement

    13 Jun 2017

    Tackling prejudice and building connected communities: Parliamentary statement

    Secretary for Communities, Social Security and Equalities Angela Constance introduces Scottish Government's plan to tackle hate crime.

  30. publication

    12 Jun 2017

    Child poverty in Scotland: what we know and what the public's views are

    Booklet setting out what we know about child poverty compared to what the public think.

  31. news

    16 May 2017 10:24

    Tackling the disability employment gap

    New measures to support job opportunities for disabled people

  32. news

    12 May 2017 10:27

    Experience Panel volunteers

    More than 2,000 people recruited.

  33. news

    27 Apr 2017 10:19

    Migration drives record high in population

    EEA inward migration supports Scotland’s population levels.

  34. news

    27 Apr 2017 09:30

    Scotland's population increasing

  35. news

    25 Apr 2017 09:30

    Scottish Welfare Fund

    An Official Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  36. news

    19 Apr 2017 17:05

    LGBTI inclusive education

    Working group to improve experiences.

  37. news

    15 Apr 2017 00:01

    Women hardest hit by UK welfare cuts

    Equality has taken ‘massive step backwards’ says Minister.

  38. news

    12 Apr 2017 09:30

    Household numbers projected to rise in Scotland's National Parks and around its biggest cities

  39. news

    11 Apr 2017 09:28

    Closing the attainment gap

    New analysis shows greater proportion of deprived pupils entering higher education.

  40. news

    5 Apr 2017 09:30

    Funding for conflict zone peacekeeping

    FM announces £1.2m to train 200 women during UN address.

  41. news

    5 Apr 2017 09:30

    Gypsy/Traveller guidance

    Managing unauthorised camps to minimise disruption.

  42. news

    5 Apr 2017 09:30

    Humanitarian fund

    Emergency aid for crisis.

  43. speech / ministerial statement

    5 Apr 2017

    Women's role in conflict resolution: First Minister's UN speech

    First Minister Nicola Sturgeon addresses the United Nations on gender equality and the role of women in peacekeeping.

  44. guidance

    5 Apr 2017

    Managing unauthorised camping by Gypsy/Travellers in Scotland: guidance for local authorities

    Practical advice for local authorities on how to manage unauthorised camp sites.

  45. news

    4 Apr 2017 11:48

    Funding for women in business doubled

    First Minister’s day of engagements in California.

  46. news

    3 Apr 2017 10:10

    Help to get into work

    Launch of devolved employment services.

  47. news

    1 Apr 2017 00:01

    Fairness at heart of new powers

    Employability and social security legislation come into effect.

  48. corporate report

    29 Mar 2017

    Draft equality outcomes 2017 to 2021: seeking your views

    Plans for building equality into our work as an employer and policy maker.

  49. news

    28 Mar 2017 09:30

    Children's Social Work Statistics 2015-16

    A National Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  50. news

    20 Mar 2017 10:15

    New powers to tackle domestic abuse

    Domestic Abuse Bill strengthens powers to tackle psychological abuse.

  51. news

    18 Mar 2017 15:27

    Fair pay at heart of childcare expansion

    8,000 childcare staff to earn the living wage.

  52. news

    16 Mar 2017 12:07

    East Africa famine

    £200k towards supporting families in South Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia.

  53. news

    16 Mar 2017 09:43

    Experience Panels invitations

    18,000 people to be invited to give views on social security system.

  54. news

    16 Mar 2017 09:30

    Scottish electorate numbers are rising

  55. news

    14 Mar 2017 09:30

    Babies' first names, most common surnames and the ethnicity of people who died

  56. news

    8 Mar 2017 10:00

    Action on fuel poverty

    New support to help those struggling with high energy bills.

  57. news

    8 Mar 2017 09:30

    'First Mentor' opportunity launched

    Applications open for chance to be mentored by the First Minister.

  58. news

    7 Mar 2017 15:29

    More women than men appointed to public boards

    Gender balance on boards.

  59. news

    7 Mar 2017 09:33

    Record positive destinations for school leavers

    Highest ever proportion from deprived areas getting job, training or continuing education.

  60. news

    7 Mar 2017 09:32

    Initial Destinations of Senior Phase School Leavers

    An Official Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  61. research publication

    6 Mar 2017

    The gender pay gap in Scotland - update and analysis of time series data

    A short bulletin which explores some of the key trends on the gender pay gap in recent years.

  62. news

    4 Mar 2017 00:01

    Women's Advisory Council Chair Announced

    Young Scot leader to work on tackling gender inequality in Scotland.

  63. news

    3 Mar 2017 10:00

    Social Security Experience Panels

    Scotland’s approach to be shaped by people using current system.

  64. news

    2 Mar 2017 14:45

    New law to protect children

    Emotional abuse and neglect will be a criminal offence.

  65. news

    27 Feb 2017 17:24

    International Council of Education Advisers

    Challenge to government ‘essential’ if reforms are to be robust - DFM.

  66. news

    23 Feb 2017 09:09

    Third sector vital to EU stability

    Uncertainty for sector in light of Brexit.

  67. news

    21 Feb 2017 12:43

    Child abuse inquiry

    Glenn Houston resigns from panel

  68. news

    16 Feb 2017 16:59

    Independent review into care system

    Chair appointed.

  69. news

    16 Feb 2017 10:30

    Three year funding under the Equality Budget

    New funding structure will support third sector in vital work.

  70. news

    8 Feb 2017 10:00

    Refugee Doctors Programme

    SG funding supports refugee doctors to re-train to work in NHS Scotland.

  71. news

    1 Feb 2017 12:10

    First Minister becomes "First Mentor"

    Chance of a lifetime for young person.

  72. news

    30 Jan 2017 11:00

    Understanding forced marriage in Scotland

    Government to give report careful consideration.

  73. news

    26 Jan 2017 19:00

    Remembering the Holocaust

    DFM: ‘No place for bigotry and prejudice in Scotland’.

  74. news

    26 Jan 2017 14:32

    Review of hate crime legislation

    Prominent judge to chair independent review.

  75. news

    5 Jan 2017 11:00

    Gender balance on public boards

    Views sought on new bill to ensure gender balance.

  76. news

    5 Jan 2017 09:58

    Help for women and girls in Africa

    Comic Relief teams up with Scottish Government.

  77. news

    21 Dec 2016 10:15

    Action on child poverty

    Annual report and consultation responses published.

  78. news

    7 Dec 2016 10:00

    Scottish Government appoints Race Equality Framework Adviser

    Kaliani Lyle to provide insight and advice on implementing Framework actions.

  79. report

    5 Dec 2016

    A Fairer Scotland for Disabled People - Our Delivery Plan to 2021 for the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

    Outlines ambitions to help change the lives of disabled people in Scotland and ensure their rights are realised. The plan sets out 93 actions which will be taken forward during the curr

  80. news

    2 Dec 2016 09:30

    Transforming the lives of disabled people

    Disability Delivery Plan is published.

  81. report

    2 Dec 2016

    A Fairer Scotland for Disabled People: easy read summary version

    An easy read version of our plan to transform the lives of disabled people in Scotland. This is a summary of the plan the Scottish

  82. news

    17 Nov 2016 09:30

    Making the right to food a reality

    Response to recommendations by independent working group on food poverty.

  83. news

    16 Nov 2016 09:30

    Action on funeral poverty

    Better advice and support for planning funerals.

  84. news

    9 Nov 2016 15:11

    Hate crime must be eradicated

    Nation-wide campaign will aim to raise awareness.

  85. news

    2 Nov 2016 11:00

    Scotland welcomes refugees

    Next phase in strategy to support refugees.

  86. news

    25 Oct 2016 09:32

    Review of student support

    Jayne-Anne Gadhia to chair review group.

  87. news

    23 Oct 2016 00:01

    Breaking down barriers

    FM to deliver speech on disability inclusion.

  88. form

    30 Sep 2016

    Equality funding 2016 to 2017: process for recipients

    Details of what successful recipients need to do to claim their funding.

  89. report

    23 Sep 2016

    Report of Independent Advisory Group on Hate Crime, Prejudice and Community Cohesion

    Independent Advisory Group report on Hate Crime, Prejudice and Community Cohesion.

  90. news

    15 Sep 2016 00:01

    New powers to tackle domestic abuse

    New laws to help prosecution of controlling and coercive behaviour.

  91. news

    12 Sep 2016 10:00

    50/50 by 2020 takes centre stage

    Performing companies sign gender balance pledge.

  92. transparency data

    26 Aug 2016

    Equality funding 2016 to 2017

    Funding allocated to organisations who work with equalities communities in Scotland.

  93. research publication

    5 Aug 2016

    Civil partnerships in Scotland: consultation analysis

    Analysis of responses to the consultation on civil partnerships in Scotland.

  94. news

    21 Jul 2016 00:01

    Fund for sporting equality

    £300,000 to encourage women’s participation in sport.

  95. news

    30 Jun 2016 16:30

    UK 'reckless' to repeal human rights act

    Constance vows to fight against ‘out of touch’ UK Government.

  96. news

    30 Jun 2016 12:37

    Tackling food poverty

    Treating people justly and fairly.

  97. research publication

    27 Jun 2016

    New perspectives on the gender pay gap: trends and drivers

    This report explains the different measures of the gender pay gap and considers how it has been changing over time. It also considers underlying drivers and describes Scottish Government policy intended to help encourage the decline of the pay gap.