Close the Gap works in Scotland on women’s participation in the labour market.
We work with policymakers, employers and employees to influence and enable action to address the causes of women’s inequality at work.
Latest publicationsOne Year On: How COVID-19 is impacting women's employment in ScotlandEqually Safe at Work: Guidance on violence against women, work and COVID-19Equally Safe at Work Guidance for Employers: Supporting women at work during COVID-19Domestic Abuse and COVID-19
From our blogOne year on: New Close the Gap research highlights the impact of COVID-19 on women’s employment Findings from the evaluation of the Equally Safe at Work pilotCelebrating the Equally Safe at Work pilot councilsCOVID-19 has put health and safety at the heart of fair work, but women’s needs remain under-researched, under-reported and under-compensated
- 📣 Today we're sharing the next of our 8 key asks in our Vision for a Feminist Recovery manifesto for #Holyrood2021, & the actions we're calling on parties to commit to for a more equal 🏴. For a Scotland that eradicates men's violence against women & girls, we need parties to ⬇ 1 day ago by EngenderScot
- 1 in 3 female bosses say sexist behaviour still exists in their organisation and a quarter of female HR managers agree it is harder for women to progress in their organisation than men. buff.ly/3mPH6vZ 1 day ago by YWTrust
- 🚨Employers! Do you know that having good equalities practice is good for your business? It makes you more attractive to new recruits & reduces staff turnover. Find out how your business can benefit from gender equality here: thinkbusinessthinkequali… 1 day ago
- 📑Today we’ve posted a blog from People First (Scotland) outlining their work & experiences of women with a Learning Disability during #Covid19. Read it here: bit.ly/3g6wOpO 📊You can respond to our survey on disabled women & the pandemic here: surveymonkey.co.uk/r/79Z… 2 days ago by EngenderScot