Record Details


Engender, 1a Haddington Place, Edinburgh, EH7 4AE

Telephone0131 558 9596
Background Information

"Engender is an information, research and networking organisation for women in Scotland, working with other groups locally and internationally to improve women's lives and increase their power and influence. The organisation campaigns to ensure that women and their concerns have greater visibility and equal representation at all levels of Scottish society." Engender is also a member of the UK Joint Committee on Women, alongside its sister organisations the Northern Ireland Women's European Platform (NIWEP), the Wales Women’s European Network (WWEN), and the National Alliance of Women's Organisations (NAWO). Engender is the result of the beween the Women's Forum Scotland and the Association for Voluntary Surgical Contraception. Charity no. SC029053; ECOSOC Special Consultative Status since 1998. Source:

Other Names / Antecedent Bodies

Women's Forum Scotland;
Association for Voluntary Surgical Contraception;
Scottish Joint Action Group

Related Organisations

UK Joint Committee on Women; Northern Ireland Women's European Platform (NIWEP); Wales Women’s European Network (WWEN); National Alliance of Women's Organisations (NAWO)

KeywordsEquality, discrimination and prejudice; Gender; Scotland.
Last Edited ByJRM at 11/05/2010 14:35:38