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 blogHow will political parties promote gender equality in the labour market? What we learnt from the women’s election hustingsOne 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 councils
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- 📣We're sharing our next key ask from our Vision for a Feminist Recovery manifesto for #Holyrood2021, & the actions we're calling on parties to commit to for a more equal 🏴. For the highest standard of women's health & wellbeing, we need parties to ⬇ 11 hours ago by EngenderScot
- 🗣We're working to explore how we can prevent sexual & sexist harassment in the workplace & improve outcomes for victim-survivors in 🏴. Read about our @RosaForWomen funded project on the blog here: engender.org.uk/news/blo… 12 hours ago by EngenderScot
- Our latest blog: 6 challenges to embrace to build a caring recovery 🌍Build a feminist green recovery 👩⚕️Invest in care ⚖️Transform paid & unpaid wk 💜Create a caring social security system 💷A tax system promoting fairness ♀️Deliver gender mainstreaming swbg.org.uk/news/blog/-6… 15 hours ago by SWBG