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A fairer Scotland for women: gender pay gap action plan

Published: 8 Mar 2019

Our action plan setting out a list of actions that will be taken to address the many drivers of the gender pay gap.

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A fairer Scotland for women: gender pay gap action plan
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Footnotes

1 https://economicactionplan.mygov.scot/fair-work

2 The overlap of various social identities, such as race, gender, sexuality, disability and class. It can contribute to the severity and nature of discrimination experienced by specific groups individuals.

3 https://www.gov.scot/publications/scotlands-carers/

4 These occupations include care, leisure and other service occupations, sales and customer service occupations or elementary occupations such as cleaners, or kitchen and catering assistants.

5 https://www.sruc.ac.uk/ruralgenderpaygap

6 https://www.gov.scot/publications/child-chance-tackling-child-poverty-delivery-plan-2018-22/pages/1/

7 https://www.gov.scot/publications/equally-safe-delivery-plan-scotlands-strategy-prevent-violence-against-women/

8 https://onescotland.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/2018-Report.pdf

9 https://www.equalityhumanrights.com/en/publication-download/scotland-fairer-2018

10 https://www.closethegap.org.uk/content/resources/Still-Not-Visible.pdf

11 https://www.bmgresearch.co.uk/gender-pay-gap-employee-poll/

12 http://www.parliament.scot/S5_EconomyJobsFairWork/Reports/EJFWS052017R06.pdf

13 https://www.gov.scot/publications/graduate-outcomes-university-subject-leo-data-2015-16-scotland/

14 https://www.pwc.co.uk/services/economics-policy/insights/women-returners.html

15 https://www.journals.uchicago.edu/doi/full/10.1086/682955

16 https://people.unil.ch/danieloesch/files/2014/05/Murphy_Oesch_2015_Feminization_Occupations_Change_Wages.pdf

17 Pew Research Centre, “Majority of Women in Male-Dominated Workplaces Say Sexual Harassment is a Problem in Their Industry,” Fact Tank, March 7, 2018.

18 https://www.gov.scot/publications/women-farming-agriculture-sector/pages/2/

19 https://www.familyfriendlyworkingscotland.org.uk/resources/FINAL-Timewise-Scotland-Report.pdf

20 https://www.familyfriendlyworkingscotland.org.uk/resources/UK-MFI-2018-Employers-Report-A4-FINAL-1.pdf

21 https://www.gov.scot/publications/investigation-pensioner-employment/

22 https://www.gov.scot/publications/older-people-employment-scotland/

23 https://www.equalityhumanrights.com/sites/default/files/closing-the-gender-pay-gap_0.pdf

24 https://www.voluntaryactionfund.org.uk/funding-and-support/workplace-equality-fund/

25 Disabled women, minority ethnic women and older women

26 https://www.gov.scot/publications/fairer-scotland-disabled-people-employment-action-plan/

27 https://publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201516/cmselect/cmwomeq/584/584.pdf 28 https://timewise.co.uk/insights/business-case-for-flexible-working/

29 https://www.workingfamilies.org.uk/news/increased-paternity-leave-is-an-opportunity-for-business-to-re-engage-a-lost-generation-of-fathers-at-work/

30 http://www.fatherhoodinstitute.org/2014/fi-research-summary-paternity-leave/

31 https://www.abi.org.uk/globalassets/files/publications/public/diversity/tackling_the_gender_seniority_gap_what_works_for_the_insurance_and_long_term_savings_industry.pdf

32 https://www.gov.scot/publications/equally-safe-delivery-plan-scotlands-strategy-prevent-violence-against-women/

33 http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/People/Equality/violence-women/Key-Facts

34 Age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation

35 Peer Toy Play as a Gateway to Children’s Gender Flexibility: The Effect of (Counter) Stereotypic Portrayals of Peers in Children’s Magazines, in Sex Roles Journal of Research, Spinner L, Cameron L, Calogero R, 2018. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6096659/

36 http://www.careinspectorate.com/images/documents/4704/Gender%20equal%20play%20in%20early%20learning%20and%20childcare.pdf

37 http://www.careinspectorate.com/images/documents/4704/Gender%20equal%20play%20in%20early%20learning%20and%20childcare.pdf

38 https://www.gov.scot/publications/science-technology-engineering-mathematics-education-training-strategyscotland/

39 https://www.skillsdevelopmentscotland.co.uk/media/44705/review-of-improving-gender-balance-2018.pdf

40 https://www.gov.scot/policies/science-and-research/stem-education-training/

41 https://www.gov.scot/publications/developing-young-workforce-scotlands-youth-employment-strategy/

42 https://www.gov.scot/publications/developing-young-workforce-fourth-annual-progress-report-2017-18/pages/9/

43 http://www.sfc.ac.uk/web/FILES/Corporate_publications_SFCCP052016_GenderActionPlan/SFCCP052016_Gender_Action_Plan.pdf

44 https://www.skillsdevelopmentscotland.co.uk/media/44830/apprenticeship-equality-action-plan.pdf

45 http://www.sfc.ac.uk/publications-statistics/corporate-publications/2019/SFCCP012019.aspx

46 http://www.rse.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Women-in-STEM-report-2018_final.pdf

47 https://www2.gov.scot/Resource/0053/00535273.pdf

48 http://downloads2.dodsmonitoring.com/downloads/Misc_Files/caught_at_the_crossroads.pdf

49 Johnson, A., Uygun F., & Dhanda, R. (2007) The Presence, Performance and Subsequent Work/Career Path of Visible Ethnic Minority Women in Higher and/or Further Education

50 http://audit-scotland.gov.uk/report/scotlands-colleges-2018

51 https://www.gold.ac.uk/news/professors-study/

52 https://www.gov.scot/publications/women-farming-agriculture-sector/pages/2/

53 https://www.gov.scot/publications/developing-young-workforce-scotlands-youth-employment-strategy/

54 https://www.gov.scot/binaries/content/documents/govscot/publications/report/2018/01/developing-youngworkforce-scotlands-youth-employment-strategy-third-annual-progress/documents/00530056-pdf/00530056-pdf/govscot:document/

55 https://www.gov.scot/publications/one-left-behind-next-steps-integration-alignment-employability-support-scotland/

56 https://www.gov.scot/publications/fairer-scotland-action-plan/

57 Hunter Centre for Entrepreneurship’s ‘Growing Women Entrepreneurship’ Research Seminar (slides on Huddle)

58 Santos, F.J., Roomi, M.A., Liñán, F. (2016) ‘About Gender Differences and the Social Environment in the Development of Entrepreneurial Intentions’. Journal of Small Business Management, 54(1), 49-66.

59 https://www.wescotland.co.uk/framework

60 http://www.fairplaysouthwest.org.uk/manifesto/261-the-gender-pay-gap-and-how-to-eliminate-it

61 https://scotland.shinyapps.io/sg-equality-evidence-finder/

62 https://www.fairworkconvention.scot/our-report-on-fair-work-in-social-care/


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