Case Study – Gender Diary

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We’re Ros Ball and James Millar, parents of a daughter and a son, who were struck by the way we saw people treat our children differently from birth.   Aiming to tackle gender stereotypes head-on, we kept a two year diary on Twitter about day to day experiences that showed the sexist boxes our kids… Read more »

Case Study: Menopause Cafe

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Menopause Cafés are pop-up events, run by volunteers in cafes and in workplaces, where people, often strangers, meet to drink tea, eat cake and talk about the  menopause.  Menopause Cafes are inclusive events, open to anyone interested in the menopause: all genders and all ages. The first Menopause Café was held in Perth in June… Read more »

Case Study: MECOPP

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The Jeevan Project was set up in Edinburgh and the Lothians in 2015 after research was undertaken by the Minority Ethnic Carers of People Project (MECOPP) into dementia and Black and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities. The findings highlighted the significant gaps in service provision as well as low levels of understanding of dementia, the diagnosis… Read more »

Case Study: Feisty Women

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Feisty Women is a Scottish charity (SC049016), set up in 2018 to advance equality and economic justice for women over the age of 60.  Many of us face financial hardship because of age discrimination and a lifetime of sex discrimination, with a major issue being the increase in the state pension age for this group… Read more »

Case Study: Endometriosis UK

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The Scottish Government has a proud history of leading the way for women with endometriosis, which affects 1 in 10 women from puberty to menopause. From illuminating Holyrood Palace yellow to mark endometriosis awareness month, to providing free menstrual products in all of their office buildings, together we are ensuring menstrual wellbeing takes centre stage… Read more »