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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.

  • closethepaygap profile imageWomen’s poverty is inextricably interlinked with child poverty, women have a disproportionate responsibility for caring for children. We have joined the call for the new income supplement to be delivered before 2022. #KidsCantWait The full letter: buff.ly/2Y7JpNy Twitter embedded image 23 hours ago
  • closethepaygap profile imageHow does occupational segregation impact the #GenderPayGap? Find out the answer to this, and other questions you always wanted to ask, here: closethegap.org.uk/conte…
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  • ScotGovFairer profile image@S_A_Somerville Equalities Secretary @S_A_Somerville on plans to bring forward a consultation on a draft Gender Recognition (Scotland) Bill Read the full statement ➡️ news.gov.scot/speeches-a… 4 days ago by ScotGovFairer
  • EngenderScot profile imageHave you booked your place for our exhibition launch celebrating women who have shaped Engender & the wider feminist movement in Scotland? Join us in Edinburgh at @natlibscot on 9 July to see the photos & hear from those involved in the project. Book here: engender.org.uk/content/… Twitter embedded image 4 days ago by EngenderScot
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