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  1. Consultation paper

    04 Oct 2018

    Strengthening protection from Female Genital Mutilation (FGM): consultation

    We are seeking views on plans to strengthen the existing legislative framework for the protection of women and girls from Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), a form of gender based violence. 

  2. NEWS

    08 Feb 2018 10:04

    Supporting workplace equality

    Workplace Equality Fund open for applications.

  3. NEWS

    30 Nov 2017 17:10

    Gender representation on public boards

    Bill has equality at its heart.

  4. NEWS

    28 Nov 2017 00:01

    Preventing violence against women

    Debate to mark international 16 Days of Activism.

  5. NEWS

    19 Nov 2017 00:01

    Advisory Council on Women and Girls

    Group established to further gender equality.

  6. NEWS

    26 Oct 2017 19:00

    Tackling the gender gap in business

    Funding to support women in enterprise.

  7. NEWS

    24 Oct 2017 09:32

    Domestic abuse recorded by the Police in Scotland, 2016-17

    An Official Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  8. NEWS

    24 Oct 2017 09:26

    Domestic abuse numbers 'unacceptable'

    Work escalates to reduce domestic abuse in Scotland.

  9. NEWS

    19 Aug 2017 14:15

    Pride in all our people

    First Minister speaks at Pride Glasgow

  10. NEWS

    13 Jun 2017 15:00

    Next steps on tackling hate crime

    Focus on prevention, raising awareness and improving services

  11. Statistics publication

    23 May 2017

    Annual Population Survey 2016: regional employment patterns in Scotland

    Summary of statistical results from the Annual Population Survey 2016, presenting analysis on the labour market, education and training.

  12. Research publication

    06 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.

  13. Consultation paper

    05 Jan 2017

    A Scottish Government Consultation on the Draft Gender Representation on Public Boards (Scotland) Bill

    Seeking views on the practical application of the draft Gender Representation on Public Boards (Scotland) Bill provisions.

  14. NEWS

    29 Nov 2016 09:30

    Tackling gender stereotyping

    Changing young people’s attitudes to violence against women.

  15. NEWS

    11 Oct 2016 10:00

    World gender equality

    Speed mentoring event for UN International Day of the Girl.

  16. 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.