Who we are
The Scottish Women’s Budget Group brings together a wide range of women from across Scotland who have an interest in women’s equality and want to achieve better gender equality in our society. We want to influence and change the way decisions are made about how money is spent so that it takes into account the different experiences of women and men.
The Scottish Women’s Budget Group is an inclusive organisation committed to feminist values and actions. We are committed to dismantling stereotyping and bias and to challenging personal discriminatory attitudes and structural discrimination and inequality. There is no place in a feminist organisation for racism, homophobia, transphobia, sectarianism or any other oppressive ideology.
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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