6 challenges to embrace in building a caring, green recovery
Time to up the ambition for a green care led recovery
My top three highlights of SWBG’s training webinar ‘Introduction to Gender Budgeting’
Reaction to the Scottish Budget 2021/22
A covid recovery budget that works for women
It's time to hear from you
Reflections and reading recommendations from 2020
New developments at the Scottish Women's Budget Group
SWBG is hiring! Could you be our Co-ordinator?
Why gender budgeting matters
So what is the Scottish Budget anyway?
Equality must be at the heart of Scotland’s budget
She works hard for the money
Dignity and recognition for all work will be the basis of a fair and sustainable economy
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- We were pleased to work with @improvserv to produce the Gender Responsive Budgeting briefing note for Elected Members in Local Government - take a look and if you'd like to find out more get in touch with us! swbg.org.uk/content/publ… 2 days ago
- Interesting findings about the impact of covid on working class women in terms of finances, working hours and responsibility for care Research shows real class inequity in who could work from their homes and home-working conditions. Half of workers in managerial/ professional jobs reported working from home in April 2020. Only 10% of working-class women were always working from home nottingham.ac.uk/busines…. 2 days ago2 days ago
- 📣 We worked with @IffatShahnaz and @talatyaqoob on new research for @jrf_uk which shows that, instead of providing security and stability, jobs are creating stress and anxiety for Scotland’s single parents on low-incomes. 🔎 Read the recommendations: opfs.org.uk/policy-and-c… 2 days ago by OPFS
- We spoke to young mums who said that being on benefits was like being in a constant state of trying to catch up, unable to prepare for anything unexpected or deal with a crisis. This is at the same time as being judged by others who have written them off #EndtheYoungParentPenalty Single parents under 25, most of whom are women, are struggling to make ends meet for their families because the DWP stopped classing them adults. We're proud to be among 100+ civil society signatories to a letter urging DWP minister @theresecoffey to #EndtheYoungParentPenalty 6 days ago5 days ago by prymface