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Inspiring young women to be the best they can be 23/03/15 [S]
Inspiring young women to be the best that they can be is the key focus of a major event being held at Holyrood on Monday 23 March, hosted by the Presiding Officer, the Rt Hon Tricia Marwick MSP.

Occupational Segregation (Work with Educational Institutions) Oral Question, 18/03/15 [S]
During Portfolio Question Time on 18 March 2015 Jackie Baillie (Lab) asked the Scottish Government what work it is undertaking with educational institutions to tackle occupational segregation.

Girlguiding Girls Attitudes Survey 2014 Motion, 11/12/14 [S]
Motion lodged before the Scottish Parliament on 11 December 2014 by Alison McInnes (LibDem) on Girlguiding’s Girls’ Attitudes Survey. The full text of the motion reads:

Paternity Leave and Inequalities Oral Question, 10/12/14 [S]
During Portfolio Question Time on 10 December 2014 Christian Allard (SNP) asked the Scottish Government what the equalities impact will be in Scotland of the United Kingdom Government’s decision not to honour the legal entitlement for paternity leave for fathers who are in receipt of jobseekers allowance and are in mandatory work or community placements.

Scotland believes in equality, 06/11/14 [S]
MSPs from all parties gathered outside the Scottish Parliament today to support the launch of the next phase of a campaign to promote equality and celebrate diversity in Scotland.

Women in Training Courses Oral Question, 29/10/14 [S]
During Portfolio Question Time on 29 October 2014 Drew Smith (Lab) asked the Scottish Government how it supports women in taking up places on training courses.

Breastfeeding Written Answer, 21/10/14 [S]
Written Answer given in response to Elaine Smith's (Lab) question asking the Scottish Government what training is provided to Procurator Fiscal Deputes in relation to the Breastfeeding etc. (Scotland) Act 2005.

Same Sex Marriage Motion, 20/10/14 [S]
Motion lodged before the Scottish Parliament on 20 October 2014 by Marco Biagi in regards to same sex marriage.

Dads Rock Playgroups Award Motion, 08/09/14 [S]
Motion lodged before the Scottish Parliament on 8 September 2014 by Gordon MacDonald (SNP) on Award for Free Playgroups for Dads and kids.

Girls’ Attitudes Survey 2013. What girls say about… equality for girls, 29/11/13 [E/NI/S/W]
Girlguiding UK's fifth annual survey suggests that a growing number of girls and young women are unhappy with the way they look and more 16 to 18-year-olds feel less positive about life generally.