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Scotland’s Equality Evidence Strategy 2017-2021

Scotland’s Equality Evidence Strategy 2017-2021

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

ISBN: 9781788511131

Describes the Scottish Government’s approach to strengthening Scotland’s equality evidence base.

Executive Summary

High quality equality evidence and analysis is vital to underpin effective and inclusive policy making in Scotland. However, despite improvements in recent years, there remain gaps in Scotland’s equality evidence base. This paper sets out a four year strategy (2017-21) describing the equality evidence gaps we have identified in concert with our partner organisations and academic colleagues, and detailing a strategic approach to strengthening Scotland’s equality evidence base.