Letter to Minister for Equalities
Further to the publication of the results of the public consultation on the Implementation of Gender Representation on Public Boards (Scotland) Act 2018, we sent the following letter to...
Review of our #BinTheBill GRA Consultation Campaign
On 17th December 2019 the Scottish Government announced the launch of a three month public consultation about changes to the Gender Recognition Act 2004. Powerful government funded transgender interest...
Gender Recognition Reform Bill Consultation – FWS submission
We have submitted our response to the Scottish Government’s consultation on reform of the Gender Recognition Act as follows. A pdf copy can be downloaded here. Question 1Do you...
Consultation Guidance – Archive
This page is a record of our campaign and guidance for the Scottish Government’s consultation on Gender Recognition Reform (Scotland) Bill, which ended on 17 March 2020.
Meeting with Scottish Government Officials
We were very surprised to see the consultation paper that accompanies the Gender Recognition Reform (Scotland) Bill state that a member of Forwomen.Scot had met with Scottish Government officials...
The Scottish Government funds organisations working towards the outcomes in their Equally Safe policy for eradicating violence against women and girls. Funds were last awarded in 2017 for a...
Forwomen.Scot response to Scottish Government consultation on GRA reform
Forwomen.Scot welcomes the further consultation on reform of the Gender Recognition Act. We hope that the process will be evidence based and transparent, and will take into account all...
Consultation with Stakeholders – update
Following on from our earlier blog article, the Parliamentary Questions raised by Jeremy Balfour have now been answered by Shirley-Anne Somerville as follows:
Consultation with Stakeholders
When Nicola Surgeon stated that feminist’s concerns were “misplaced” at a United Nations conference last February we thought it would be an ideal time to try and arrange a...
Twitter thread re GRA Announcement
Link to Twitter thread: hereArchived here: http://archive.fo/nyZCD Thread: The shenanigans of @scotgov regarding the announcement of proposals to reform the GRA are, to say the least, concerning. There are...