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Equality Research Publications

 Due to Scottish Government web publishing system changes in early 2012 this publication listing no longer generates automatically with more recent research reports. Social research reports published since have been manually added for the rest of 2012, 2013 and 2014.

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Publication

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23/02/2018

Review of Publicly-funded Advice Services in Scotland

The Scottish Government‘s Advice Services Working Group commissioned Blake Stevenson Ltd. to undertake a review of publicly-funded advice services in Scotland, to support its on-going review of the assistance given to advice services, with a view to providing a more co-ordinated approach in its engagement with service providers. This research took place between October and December 2016
23/02/2018 Review of Publicly-funded Advice Services in Scotland - Research Findings The Scottish Government‘s Advice Services Working Group commissioned Blake Stevenson Ltd. to undertake a review of publicly-funded advice services in Scotland, to support its on-going review of the assistance given to advice services, with a view to providing a more co-ordinated approach in its engagement with service providers. This research took place between October and December 2016
24/11/2017

Consultation on the socio-economic duty: Analysis of responses

This report provides a summary of the responses to the Consultation on the Socio-Economic Duty , and of what the Scottish Government plans to do as a result.
24/11/2017

Consultation on the socio-economic duty: Analysis of responses - Easy Read Version

This easy read version of the report provides a summary of the responses to the Consultation on the Socio-Economic Duty , and of what the Scottish Government plans to do as a result.
13/11/2017

Social Security Experience Panels: About Your Benefits and You - Quantitative Research Findings

This report contains the quantitative research findings from the Social Security Experience Panels’ ‘About Your Benefits and You’ research.
13/11/2017

Social Security Experience Panels: About Your Benefits and You - Visual Summary of Research Findings

This report is a visual summary of the quantitative research findings from the Social Security Experience Panels’ ‘About Your Benefits and You’ research.
30/01/2017

Understanding forced marriage in Scotland

This research was carried out to better understand forced marriage in Scotland, including professionals’ understandings of forced marriage and potential legal responses, and barriers to working in this field.
29/11/2016

Young People's Attitudes To Violence Against Women Report On Findings From The Young People In Scotland Survey 2014

This report presents findings from the 2014 Young People In Scotland survey on the attitudes of young people (aged 11-18) to the following forms of violence against women: domestic abuse (physical and controlling behaviour), sexual harassment and commercial sexual exploitation.
30/09/2016

Scottish Social Attitudes 2015: Attitudes to discrimination and positive action

This report explores attitudes to discrimination and positive action in Scotland in relation to: age, disability, gender, race, religion, gender reassignment and sexual orientation.
5/08/2016 Review of Civil Partnership in Scotland - Analysis of Consultation Responses Presents an analysis of the analysis of the responses received to the Scottish Government’s Review of Civil Partnership consultation, which ran from 22 September to 15 December 2015.
24/06/2016

The Impact of Welfare Reform in Scotland - Tracking Study - Sweep 4 Report

The aim of this study was to explore the impact of ongoing welfare changes on a range of working age households in Scotland. The study consisted of four interview sweeps over a three year period (2013-16). This report presents the findings from the final sweep of the study, and reflects on the study findings as a whole.
24/06/2016

The Impact of Welfare Reform in Scotland - Tracking Study Sweep 4 Report - Appendices

The aim of this study was to explore the impact of ongoing welfare changes on a range of working age households in Scotland. The study consisted of four interview sweeps over a three year period (2013-16). This report presents the findings from the final sweep of the study, and reflects on the study findings as a whole.
19/05/2016

Increasing Representation of Women on Private Sector Boards in Scotland

Increasing Representation of Women on Private Sector Boards in Scotland
19/05/2016

Increasing Representation of Women on Private Sector Boards in Scotland - Research Findings

Increasing Representation of Women on Private Sector Boards in Scotland
17/12/2015

Consultation on regulations and statutory guidance under the Welfare Funds (Scotland) Act 2015: Analysis of Responses

Report on responses to the consultation on regulations and statutory guidance under the Welfare Funds (Scotland) Act 2015.
17/12/2015

Consultation on regulations and statutory guidance under the Welfare Funds (Scotland) Act 2015 - Research Findings

Report on responses to the consultation on regulations and statutory guidance under the Welfare Funds (Scotland) Act 2015.
25/11/2015 Scottish Social Attitudes Survey 2014: Attitudes to violence against women in Scotland This report presents findings from the 2014 Scottish Social Attitudes survey on the attitudes of the Scottish public to the following forms of violence against women: sexual violence, domestic abuse (physical, verbal, mental and emotional), sexual harassment and commercial sexual exploitation.
23/12/2014

Overcoming Barriers to Equality and Diversity Representation on Public, Private and Third Sector Boards in Scotland

The Employment Research Institute was commissioned by the Scottish Government to identify how barriers to equality and diversity representation at board level in public, private and third sector organisations could be overcome, particularly for women. The report outlines the findings.
23/12/2014

Overcoming Barriers to Equality and Diversity Representation on Public, Private and Third Sector Boards in Scotland – Executive Summary

The Employment Research Institute was commissioned by the Scottish Government to identify how barriers to equality and diversity representation at board level in public, private and third sector organisations could be overcome, particularly for women. This is the executive summary that accompanies the main report.

10/12/2013

Public Sector Equality Duty Implementation of Scottish Specific Duties: Views from public authorities

This explored Scottish public authorities’ experiences in approaching their Public Sector Equality Duties. This report presents views about what authorities have learnt from their implementation of the Scottish specific duties. The Scottish Government commissioned the research in September 2013, to help inform Scottish Ministers as they prepare to meet their duty to publish proposals for activity to enable the better performance of the Public Sector Equality Duty.

27/06/2013

Consultation on the Draft Marriage and Civil Partnerships  (Scotland) Bill: analysis of written responses

This report presents the findings of the independent analysis of responses to the Scottish Government's consultation on the draft Marriage and Civil Partnership (Scotland) Bill. The consultation ran from 12 December 2012 to 20 March 2013, and sought views on the detail of the legislation that will introduce same sex marriage, allow civil partnerships to be registered through religious or belief ceremonies and make other changes to marriage law.

30/04/2013

Scottish Government Equality Outcomes: Age Evidence Review

This evidence review was prepared to support the production of the Scottish Government's Equality Outcomes, with regard to age.

30/04/2013

Scottish Government Equality Outcomes: Disability Evidence Review

This evidence review was prepared to support the production of the Scottish Government's Equality Outcomes, with regard to disability.

30/4/2013

Scottish Government Equality Outcomes: Gender Evidence Review

This evidence review was prepared to support the production of the Scottish Government's Equality Outcomes, with regard to gender.

30/4/2013

Scottish Government Equality Outcomes: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender (LGBT)

This evidence review was prepared to support the production of the Scottish Government's Equality Outcomes, with regard to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.

30/4/2013

Scottish Government Equality Outcomes: Pregnancy & Maternity Leave Evidence Review

This evidence review was prepared to support the production of the Scottish Government's Equality Outcomes, with regard to pregnancy and maternity.

30/4/2013

Scottish Government Equality Outcomes: Religion Evidence Review

This evidence review was prepared to support the production of the Scottish Government's Equality Outcomes, with regard to religion.

25/07/2012

Registration of Civil Partnerships, Same Sex Marriage: Consultation Analysis

This report presents the analysis of responses received in reaction to the Scottish Government consultation on same sex marriage and the religious registration of civil partnership. The consultation closed on 9th December 2011.

09/03/2012

Equality Duty Revised Draft Regulations Analysis of Consultation Findings – Research Findings

A consultation was carried out by the Scottish Government between September and the end of November 2011 on the Public Sector Equality Duty Revised Draft Regulations. These research findings present a summary of an analysis of the consultation findings.

09/03/2012

Equality Duty Revised Draft Regulations Analysis of Consultation Findings

A consultation was carried out by the Scottish Government between September and the end of November 2011 on the Public Sector Equality Duty Revised Draft Regulations. This report presents an analysis of the consultation findings.

 

Date Publication Description
   
12/01/2012 Forced Marriage Statutory Guidance Analysis Of Consultation Findings A consulation was carried out by the Scottish Government from March to July 2011 on draft Forced Marriage Statutory Guidance, to inform the final document. The development of statutory guidance is part of the provisions of the Forced Marriage etc. (Protection and Jurisdiction) (Scotland) Act 2011. Thirty-four consultation responses were received and this report discusses the findings.
12/01/2012 Forced Marriage Statutory Guidance Analysis of Consultation Findings RF 13/2012 A consultation was carried out by the Scottish Government from March to July 2011 on draft Forced Marriage Statutory Guidance, to inform the final document. The development of statutory guidance is part of the provisions of the Forced Marriage etc. (Protection and Jurisdiction) (Scotland) Act 2011. Thirty-four consultation responses were received and this report summarises the findings.
11/08/2011 Scottish Social Attitudes Survey 2010: Attitudes to Discrimination and Positive Action This report explores attitudes to discrimination and positive action in Scotland in relation to: age, disability, gender, race, religion or belief, gender reassignment and sexual orientation.
11/08/2011 Scottish Social Attitudes survey 2010: Attitudes to discrimination and positive action - Research Findings This paper summarises the key findings from a module of the Scottish Social Attitudes Survey 2010 looking at attitudes towards discrimination and positive action in Scotland.
08/03/2011 Experiences of Muslims living in Scotland This is the final report of a study into the experiences of Muslims living in Scotland, with specific focus on experiences of discrimination and religious intolerance.
08/03/2011 Experiences of Muslims Living in Scotland RF No. 11/2011 This paper represents the main findings from a scoping study into the experiences of Muslims living in Scotland, with a specific focus on experiences of discrimination and religious intolerance.
10/02/2011 Consultation on Public Sector Equality Duty Draft Regulations and Order - Research Findings The Scottish Government ran a consultation on "Public Sector Equality Duty Draft Regulations and Order from 13 September to 26 November 2010. These research findings provide a summary of the consulation analysis report undertaken by George Street Research.
10/02/2011 Public Sector Equality Duty Draft Regulations and Order: Analysis of Responses to the Scottish Government Consultation on Public Sector Equality Duty Draft Regulations and Order The Scottish Government ran a consultation on "Public Sector Equality Duty Draft Regulations and Order from 13 September to 26 November 2010. This report is an analysis by George Street Research of responses to this consultation.
17/11/2010 Coping with Change and Uncertainty: Scotland's Equalities Groups and the Recession This research was conducted to understand whether the recession is having a differential impact upon individuals and groups with ‘protected characteristics’ covered by equalities legislation.
08/09/2010 Consultation on Public Sector Equality Duty Specific Duties RF 9/2010 Analysis of responses to the consultation on public sector Equality Duty Specific Duties for Scotland.