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On the Engender is Scotland's feminist policy podcast. It is produced by Engender, and features experts from across the women's sector in Scotland. If you enjoy the podcast, please leave us a review.


Jun 28, 2022

In this final episode (for now) of On the Engender, we say goodbye to our amazing Podcast Producer Amanda Aitken, who has started a new career path as a carpenter. 

We are also delighted to introduce Engender's new Executive Director, Catherine Murphy, who joins hosts Alys and Amanda to talk a bit about herself and her...

Jun 3, 2022

[CN: This episode contains mentions of rape, abuse, racism, islamophobia, FGM and the death penalty]

In this episode, Engender's Alys Mumford interviews Baroness Helena Kennedy on her work as a human rights lawyer and fighting for women's equality, as well as looking at the experiences of women in the criminal justice...

May 12, 2022

[CN: This episode contains mentions of rape and online abuse.]

In this episode of On the Engender, hosts Alys Mumford and Amanda Aitken are joined by Eilidh Dickson to discuss the final report of the Misogyny Working Group: Misogyny - A Human Rights Issue.


Apr 8, 2022

On International Women's Day, Engender were joined by Professor Akwugo Emejulu and Assa Samak√©-Roman to discuss Black feminism in Europe. Listen to their conversation here. 

To find out more about their work, follow Professor Akwugo Emejulu here, and Assa Samak√©-Roman here on Twitter. 

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Mar 4, 2022

This week On The Engender, hosts Alys and Amanda discuss abortion rights in Scotland with Alice Murray and Lucy Grieve from Back Off Scotland, and hear about their campaign for the Scottish Government to introduce 'buffer zones' (protest-free areas) around clinics that provide abortion services across Scotland.