Girls in Focus

Gender stereotypes limit potential and cause harm

Fawcett Society report calls for changes in education, parenting and the commercial sector

https://www.fawcettsociety.org.uk/news/gender-stereotypes-significantly-limiting-childrens-potential-causing-lifelong-harm-commission-finds

PINS Webinars: Getting it Right for Girls

Booking open for 2 events February/March 2021.

PINS webinars

Girls in Scotland 2020

New research from Girl Guides Scotland

https://www.girlguidingscotland.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/GGS_GirlsInScotland_2020.pdf

How is Covid-19 affecting girls and young women?

An international perspective

https://plan-international.org/emergencies/covid-19-faqs-girls-women

Girls just need to have fun

Sue Palmer blogs on girls, love and play. “Little girls, just like their brothers, really do need to have fun”.
https://www.upstart.scot/girls-just-need-to-have-fun/

Improving gender balance and equalities 3-18

Resources for every educator in every education setting.
https://education.gov.scot/improvement/learning-resources/improving-gender-balance-3-18

Free period products scheme a success

Young Scot research shows two-thirds (65%) of young women and girls received free period products from their school, college or university in the past year.
https://youngscot.net/news-database/free-period-products-scotland

The gender gap in Scotland’s schools

A product of the sexism ingrained within our system?
https://theferret.scot/scotland-gender-gaps-schools/

Online support for Autistic Women and Girls

Scottish Autism have engaged with the autism community and the expertise of professionals to develop videos and other support materials.
https://www.scottishautism.org/services-support/family-support/women-and-girls-online-support

The everyday sexism project

The project catalogues instances of sexism – serious, minor, offensive, niggling or normalised, and often so day-to-day that challenging them is difficult.
https://everydaysexism.com/

FGM Aware

Resources and information to help tackle FGM in Scotland.
https://www.fgmaware.org/