Scotland's equality evidence strategy 2017-2021

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

3. Engagement with Stakeholders in Developing the Strategy

To help inform this strategy, Scottish Government equality analysts held meetings with internal policy colleagues and conducted a series of conversations with key external partners across the protected characteristics.

Discussions were held with the following organisations and we are grateful for the contributions of:

  • Age Scotland;
  • Engender;
  • Ethnicity Round Table:
    • Coalition for Racial Equality and Rights ( CRER);
    • CEMVO Scotland;
    • BEMIS Scotland;
    • Race Equality Framework Adviser ( REFA);
    • Equality & Human Rights Commission ( EHRC);
    • Heriot Watt University;
    • University of Strathclyde;
  • Glasgow University Institute of Health and Wellbeing;
  • Edinburgh University Alwaleed Centre;
  • Equality and Human Rights Commission ( EHRC);
  • Equality Network;
  • Scottish Trans Alliance ( STA);
  • NHS Information Services Division ( ISD Scotland);


Email: Jon Hunter,

Phone: 0300 244 4000 – Central Enquiry Unit

The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House
Regent Road

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