Scotland's legal profession "has to change" to reflect the progressive values it promotes in society, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said in an interview with her alma mater.
Published 10 December 2020
The UK's only gender identity clinic for under-18s has lost a high-profile High Court battle over whether under-16s can consent to treatment with puberty blockers.
Published 2 December 2020
An organisation seeking judicial review of the Scottish ministers' definition of "woman" in an act has been granted permission to proceed by the Court of Session.
Published 21 October 2020
New analysis suggests that gender recognition reform in a number of European jurisdictions has "taken place with minimal public scrutiny", according to MurrayBlackburnMackenzie.
Published 7 May 2020
Dr Kath Murray, Lisa Mackenzie and Lucy Hunter Blackburn highlight some concerns between gender representation legislation and consistency with the Equality Act.
Published 21 April 2020
The team behind the First 100 Years has launched its latest project, The Next 100 Years, dedicated to achieving equality for women in law.
Published 3 March 2020
Services to protect women and girls from gender-based violence will receive an extra £1 million this year with the launch of a £13m fund.
Published 27 February 2020
Some 58 per cent of women in the legal profession say they or women they work with have experienced inappropriate comments from male colleagues relating to their gender, new research has found.
Published 17 February 2020
The belief that sex is "biologically immutable" and transgender people should be treated and referred to as the sex they were assigned at birth is not a protected philosophical belief under the Equality Act 2010, a tribunal has ruled.
Published 20 December 2019
The minimum age for an application to obtain legal recognition of gender would be reduced from 18 to 16 and a new offence of false application would be created under proposed legislation.
Published 17 December 2019
Taking gender concerns seriously can be a commercial boon to companies, explains Tamar Tammes.
Published 3 December 2019
Putting women and girls in the spotlight is one of the goals set out in a new report aiming to increase participation in sport and physical activity across Scotland.
Published 3 October 2019
The Law Society of Scotland is hosting a debate to mark its 70th anniversary and 100 years of women in law.
Published 26 September 2019