Close the Gap is a member of the UK multi-actor group of Winnet8, an EU-wide initiative to share good practice, and build capacity around occupational segregation.
Winnet8 is a multi-actor group established to exchange good practice on tackling occupational segregation across Europe. This resource shares the experiences of eight EU Member States, and Close the Gap is featured as one of the good practice examples.Filename: Winnet8GoodPracticeGuideSet2011.pdf | File size: 1962KB
Statistics around women's labour market participation in Finland, with a particular focus on entrepreneurship.Filename: Women-in-labour-market-and-as-entrepreneurs.pdf | File size: 172KB
A presentation from Elina Koivulahti, Centre for Economic Development, Transport, and the Environment on women and the labour market.Filename: Finnish-Women-in-Work-life.pdf | File size: 1015KB
Presentation on the Finnish model of childcare, by Dr Harri Jokiranta, Vice Mayor, City of Seinäjoki.Filename: Childrens-Day-Care-in-Finland.pdf | File size: 772KB
A presentation on the political structure for promoting gender equality by Kaisa Männikkö, Project Coordinator, Regional Council of South Ostrobothnia.Filename: Gender-Equality-in-Development-Strategies.pdf | File size: 13KB
A presentation by Tuulikki Laine-Kangas, Ministry of Employment and the Economy, on strategies and methodologies to promote women's entrepreneurship in Finland.Filename: Women-Entrepreneurship-in-Finland.pdf | File size: 125KB
In this section …
Gender Equality Pays: The economic case for addressing women's labour market inequality This paper presents research into the link between gender equality and economic benefit.
How mentoring and women's networks can address occupational segregation This report for policymakers outlines the evidence base for mentoring and women's networks as a means for addressing occupational segregation.
Public sector equality duty: Guidance for reporting on gender and employment This guidance provides information to help Scottish public authorities meet the public sector equality duty as it relates to gender and employment.
Securing Women's Futures: using Scotland's new social security powers to close the gender equality gap This joint report, produced with Engender, Scottish Women's Aid, Scottish Refugee Council and Carers Scotland, summarises why and how women are affected by social security policy and sets out ways in which new powers can be engaged to increase women’s equality in Scotland.
Submission to Economy, Energy and Tourism inquiry into work, wages and well-being Close the Gap's written evidence to the Scottish Parliament Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee's inquiry into work, wages and well-being.
Written evidence to the Welfare Reform Committee inquiry into future delivery of social security Close the Gap's written submission to the Scottish Parliament Welfare Reform Committee inquiry into the future delivery of social security in Scotland, November 2015.