7 JULY 2015

In this briefing you will find: 

  • A briefing produced in response to the Scottish Government’s Welfare Reform Committee’s call for evidence on the effect of recent welfare reforms on women 
  • Research on women’s recent experience in the labour market and their experience of the  benefit system  
  • Details on violence against women and the experiences of pregnant women, older women and lone parents 
  • Recommendations to the Scottish Government on how to reduce the gendered impact of welfare  

Link to the report: Women and Welfare - Evidence for the Scottish Parliament's Welfare and Reform Committee