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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 are more likely to be in poverty than men, are more likely to experience in-work poverty, find it harder to escape poverty & are more likely to experience persistent poverty than men. Action to tackle poverty MUST included targeted action on women's poverty if it's to work.
    closethepaygap profile imageWomen’s pre-existing economic inequality & their greater likelihood of being on lower incomes mean they're being hardest hit by the cost of living crisis, & at higher risk of falling into problem debt. Read our latest briefing for @sp_sjss: closethegap.org.uk/conte… 5 hours ago
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  • closethepaygap profile imageWomen’s pre-existing economic inequality & their greater likelihood of being on lower incomes mean they're being hardest hit by the cost of living crisis, & at higher risk of falling into problem debt. Read our latest briefing for @sp_sjss: closethegap.org.uk/conte… 5 hours ago
  • mediaco_op profile imageWe love working with @wearehug! They're amazing creative collaborators with imagination, flair, and a lot of technical know-how! Give their new showreel a watch - and keep an eye out for cameos from @scotwomensaid @aware30 @closethepaygap @EquallySafeScot and @dcafgender!
    closethepaygap profile imageGM! ☕️ 🚨 New showreel and website 🚨 #showreel #motionGraphics #animation
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    5 hours ago by mediaco_op
  • GillianMacMSP profile imageI would like to echo calls from @The_TUC and @closethepaygap for the UK Government to urgently recognise Long Covid as a disability under the Equality Act so that employers cannot legally discriminate against workers with Long Covid. @LongCovidScot
    5 hours ago by GillianMacMSP
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