Welcome

This International Women’s Day, Engender is charting the work done by women across Scotland.

We know much of the work done by women – caring, looking after households, making sure everyone is supported – is often undervalued and invisible. And we know that without this work, the work done by others would not happen.

Use this site to read about women’s work, browse our Twitter feed and learn more about why we are #makingworkvisible.

We also want to hear from you about all the work you’re doing today. Tell us by live-tweeting your day using the #makingworkvisible hashtag, or by leaving us a comment here.

Powered by Engender, Scotland’s feminist policy organisation.

Alison Malcolm (@alliballibee21)12.16pm a cold, wet walk to school for pick up with a hangry toddler under the rain forcefield. Probably going to b… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Alison Malcolm (@alliballibee21)
Twitter March 8 2019 at 12:19
Gallus Effie (@FionaFisherSNP)Before I start my paid work, bit of path clearing, (so much snow still lying in mounds on the pavements) dishes, ma… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… Gallus Effie (@FionaFisherSNP)
Twitter March 8 2018 at 09:37
Emma Ritch (@EmmaRitch)Back on the train to return to Glasgow. This afternoon I’ll be doing work and calls from my flat so that the… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Emma Ritch (@EmmaRitch)
Twitter March 8 2019 at 12:30
Kirsty Connell-Skinner (@Kirsty_CSk)That's most of the morning spent writing; thanking a colleague for actioning a US donation query for me (as I'm wor… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Kirsty Connell-Skinner (@Kirsty_CSk)
Twitter March 8 2019 at 11:28
elliehutch⚡️ (@Elliehutch_)Late to #MakingWorkVisible but! With husband away on holiday, flying sort of solo with support from my lovely mum elliehutch⚡️ (@Elliehutch_)
Twitter March 8 2019 at 11:43
Lucy Mulvagh (@lkmulvagh)Back in the office after a good catch-up with @JohnDs_View and prepping 4 mtgs with @GoodladEmma about… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… Lucy Mulvagh (@lkmulvagh)
Twitter March 8 2018 at 11:19
Vonnie Sandlan (@VonnSand)A good morning meeting with my team to prepare a big presentation for next week, I’ve nipped out to get lunch (and… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Vonnie Sandlan (@VonnSand)
Twitter March 8 2019 at 12:34
Amanda Hopwood (@Hopwood_tweets)As with all days #IWD2018 starts with waking up a 4yr old, dressing and feeding the family, commuting to work signi… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… Amanda Hopwood (@Hopwood_tweets)
Twitter March 8 2018 at 16:12
Clare MacGillivray (@Clare_MacG)#IWD2019 #MakingWorkVisible Quick Lidl shop. Thought I'd treat family to pizza tonight, since I'll be out celebrati… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Clare MacGillivray (@Clare_MacG)
Twitter March 8 2019 at 12:23
Cllr Elena Whitham (@ElenaWhitham)On train to Edinburgh for @COSLA Community Wellbeing Board but before leaving house at 7am, make three pack lunches… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Cllr Elena Whitham (@ElenaWhitham)
Twitter March 8 2019 at 09:40
Janis McCulloch (@justjanis)Home from a coffee and catch up, covered in a mix of snot and wotsits. Time to tidy up the carnage from this mornin… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Janis McCulloch (@justjanis)
Twitter March 8 2019 at 11:30
Kate Joester (@rebelraising)First job this morning: making up the week's medication for my daughter. Then do the prescription request for anyth… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… Kate Joester (@rebelraising)
Twitter March 8 2018 at 07:38
Sally Hinchcliffe (@sallyhinch)Then a quick post for @CyclingDumfries promoting our networking day (and ride with @leecraigie_). Builders making d… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Sally Hinchcliffe (@sallyhinch)
Twitter March 8 2019 at 12:09
Katherine (@edenbooksknits)Nearly forget to put the washing on before we go out, discover son doing something he shouldn’t be doing so deal wi… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Katherine (@edenbooksknits)
Twitter March 8 2019 at 09:48
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