Author: Kath Murray • Page 16
Recording sex in the criminal justice system: letter to the National Advisory Council on Women & Girls
“As part of the current NACWG spotlight on justice, we would like to draw your attention to a recent case which we think raises questions about how sex and...
4th March 2019
The case for due diligence: assessing and owning policy and practice
How do public authorities ensure that their policies, practices and services are fair and non-discriminatory? In Scotland, the standard approach is to undertake an Equality Impact Assessment (EQIA) which...
22nd February 2019
Finding the middle ground: sex and gender identity in the 2021 census
This blog looks at some of the arguments and assumptions against retaining a binary sex question in the census and draws out the policy and legal implications. The analysis...
12th February 2019
Assessing GRA reform: MBM letter to the National Advisory Council on Women & Girls (28 January 2019)
We welcome the establishment of the Advisory Council as a forum to champion the interests of women and girls in issues which are, or should be, receiving current political...
29th January 2019
Sex and the Census: A review of the sex question since 2001
Introduction This review looks at how the ‘sex’ question has been interpreted in the Censuses for Scotland and for England and Wales since 2001, and plans for England and...
16th December 2018