Women

Misogyny and Criminal Justice Working Group recommendations: response

Author / Creator: Scottish Government

Media type: Discussion Paper

Date published: 2023

Government response to an independent report on how the Scottish criminal justice system deals with misogyny faced by women and girls. 


Misogyny – A Human Rights Issue

Author / Creator: Helena Kennedy

Date published: 2023

Establishment of an offence of misogyny as a criminal offence is needed.


A crisis of democracy and public life

Author / Creator: Gerry Hassan

Media type: Article

Date published: 2023

"We are living through yet another constitutional showdown between the Scottish and UK Governments.... The immediate issue is the Gender Recognition Reform Bill "


Gender equality in education and learning: Children's Parliament report

Author / Creator: Scottish Youth Parliament

Media type: Report

Date published: 2022

The Theory of Change will help to end systemic gender inequality in education and learning.


Women in agriculture - implementing equality commitments: research report

Author / Creator: Patricia Findlay

Media type: Report

Date published: 2022

Effective ways of bringing about greater gender equality within Scottish agricultural businesses.


James McCune Smith: new discovery reveals how first African American doctor fought for women’s rights in Glasgow

Author / Creator: Matthew Daniel Eddy

Media type: News Media

Date published:

McCune Smith’s activism showed aspiring African Americans that becoming a professional black physician could be more than simply treating patients. For him, being an expert in medical science also included using his training to fight injustice and inequality.


Women of an Independent Mind: The Future of Women’s Equality in Scotland

Author / Creator: Angela O’Hagan

Media type: Policy Paper

Date published: September 2020

This policy paper outlines a series of proposals for how to work towards women’s equality in an independent Scotland


Child Care or Caring About Children?

Author / Creator: Marion Macleod

Media type: Policy Paper

Date published:

Scotland has a system of support for children in their early years which is a patchwork of initiatives, fixes, legacy services and omissions. What we do not have is a single, well thought- through integrated service. This is what Scotland’s children need.