The Scottish Government have announced new support systems being put in place for women returning to work after a career break, to help reduce gender inequality in the workplace. £850,000 of the fund will be available through the Workplace Equality Fund, to help organisations adopt more inclusive workplace practices. Read more here: https://www.gov.scot/news/helping-women-return-to-work/ #EqNews … Continue reading Equality News Update: Scottish Government News: Helping women return to work
Reported by Third Force News – the news we share raises awareness of equality issues being reported in the media. The Media Mindful campaign will support girls and young women to challenge sexism and negative gender stereotypes in the media. A new campaign has been launched to call out sexism in the media. Girlguiding Scotland … Continue reading Equality News Update: Third Force News: Campaign calls out sexism in the media
The impact of coronavirus on vulnerable groups including domestic abuse victims and older people will be investigated by a Holyrood committee.
The gender employment gap, which measures the difference between the employment rates for men and women, decreased from 8.2 percentage points in 2009 to 6.3 percentage points last year.
Scotland can lead the way on inclusive communication, a charity campaign has said.
On Thursday 27 February 2020, a few members of Fife Women and Inclusion in Politics got together at High Valleyfield Community Centre to reminisce about what we learned and the good feelings we had when we attended the previous events. We also discussed how this project can move forward to include more marginalised women. Jo did a wonderful job … Continue reading Fife Women’s Tent – New Developments
A further eight refugee families who were forced to flee war-torn Syria are to be rehomed in Fife over the coming year.
Scotland is now a big step closer to becoming the first country in the world to make tampons and pads free to anyone who needs them.
New Scottish government group has a year to come up with a plan to eliminate gender inequality in education
Young women beginning apprenticeships face a gender pay gap that sees them paid six per cent less than their male counterparts, a study has revealed.
THE Scottish Government has apologised for the “suffering” of child migrants sent abroad by institutions entrusted to care for them.
Violence against women and girls is among the most widespread, and devastating human rights violations in the world, but much it is often unreported due to impunity, shame and gender inequality, the UN highlighted ahead of Monday’s World Day to stamp out abuse of women and girls.
Men are paid more than women for working overtime – and the gap is widening.
As part of furthering the work of Fife Women and Inclusion in Politics to help tackle the under-representation of disabled, minority ethnic or transgender women as voters, activists and representatives, we are delivering three events to bring women together to talk about labels placed on women. The first event “Let’s Define ME” took place on … Continue reading Fife Women and Inclusion in Politics – Let’s Talk About US
Come to our lunchtime workshop to learn about Gender, Race and Disability Paygaps and gaps in Life Expectancy and their implications on Equality. The workshop will take place on Wednesday 30 October 2019 in our activity room in New Volunteer House, 16 East Fergus Place, Kirkcaldy KY1 1XT, from 12:00 to 13:30. Tea and coffee … Continue reading Lunchtime Equality Workshop: Paygaps, Lifegaps and Equality