Gender

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The International Bar Association (IBA) has launched a toolkit to "empower female legal professionals". Research by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) shows that gender disparity in world societies and labour markets has a $12 trillion impact on the global economy. Thi

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New research into the gender pay gap in the legal profession has found 84 per cent of women in law believe they won’t see true gender pay equality in their working life, while 29 per cent said it won’t happen in the next 100 years. Over half (54 per cent) of female legal professionals be

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Two "equality experts" specialising in women’s representation and participation, and labour market equality will take forward the next phase of work to "realise gender equality" in Scotland. Talat Yaqoob, co-founder of Women 5050, the national campaign for fair representation of women in polit

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Gender inequality and improving women’s experiences within the justice system will be addressed by a new Scottish government panel. Members will examine the experiences of women as both victims and offenders in a range of settings including policing, community justice, criminal and civil court

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A draft law has been approved by the Spanish government that would let children as young as 14 change their legal gender with no medical diagnosis. The bill has been prepared by the country's Equality Ministry, led by the left-wing Podemos party, and would permit people 16 and over to change their n

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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. As part of its celebrations to mark the centenary of women being allowed to practise law, the University of Gla

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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. For Women Scotland is challenging ministers over the definition of "woman" in the Gender Representation on Public Boards (Scotland) Act 2

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New analysis suggests that gender recognition reform in a number of European jurisdictions has "taken place with minimal public scrutiny", according to MurrayBlackburnMackenzie. In an article published in the May 2020 edition of the Edinburgh Law Review, the policy analysis collective reviewed

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