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.

Lorna Gilfillan (@misslakettles)Working on myself now! Boys all away to football so I’m having an hour in the gym, which I try to do 4 times a week… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Lorna Gilfillan (@misslakettles)
Twitter March 8 2020 at 12:29
𝕂ℂ π•€π•œπ•šπ•Ÿπ•Ÿπ•–π•£ πŸ’― (@Kirsty_CSk)My day (and work life) would be very different if @hammer wasn’t a supportive and very engaged partner and parent.… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 𝕂ℂ π•€π•œπ•šπ•Ÿπ•Ÿπ•–π•£ πŸ’― (@Kirsty_CSk)
Twitter March 8 2020 at 12:03
Khaliz (@triggerbanton)Sitting watching telly under me blanket with a coffee and brekkie. life. #IWD2020 #MakingWorkVisible Khaliz (@triggerbanton)
Twitter March 8 2020 at 12:10
Vonnie (@VonnSand)Window washed, family entertained, living room rug shampooed. I’ve given the girls the task of sorting the odd sock… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Vonnie (@VonnSand)
Twitter March 8 2020 at 16:49
Lynn Williams (@Carer49)@EngenderScot So...so...so..so....so much washing being done. Another load being prepped as we seek, waiting to unl… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Lynn Williams (@Carer49)
Twitter March 8 2020 at 13:22
Angela Cavill-Burch (@onmybiketoo)#MakingWorkVisible 01:00 went outside to latch down our new partially erected shed that was starting to blow away 0… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Angela Cavill-Burch (@onmybiketoo)
Twitter March 8 2020 at 12:36
Dr Meryl Kenny (@merylkenny)2 toddler meltdowns later, waiting for the bus. Always a crap shoot on this route as to whether there’ll be room -… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Dr Meryl Kenny (@merylkenny)
Twitter March 8 2020 at 09:53
amy (she/her) (@Amy_CKing1)I've been getting creative with Canva, monitoring social media, working on blog posts and strategy, battling with W… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… amy (she/her) (@Amy_CKing1)
Twitter March 8 2020 at 12:55
Leann (@leannk_22)Morning tidying up & cleaning toys. A thankless task as the wee guy wires into the toy box to make some more mess.… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Leann (@leannk_22)
Twitter March 8 2020 at 12:59
𝕂ℂ π•€π•œπ•šπ•Ÿπ•Ÿπ•–π•£ πŸ’― (@Kirsty_CSk)Husband and baby have had a nap, I’ve got to the Marketing plan of my capstone. They’re out for a walk with the pra… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 𝕂ℂ π•€π•œπ•šπ•Ÿπ•Ÿπ•–π•£ πŸ’― (@Kirsty_CSk)
Twitter March 8 2020 at 11:53
anna richardson (@AnnaLangside)Sunday run. As well as some much needed fresh air, I’m protecting my mental and bone health- both of which are dire… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… anna richardson (@AnnaLangside)
Twitter March 8 2020 at 11:57
Joanna Barrett (@Joanna_Barrett)Normal day feeding, clothing, looking after the kids includes sorting out meds and chest physio for my two CFers.… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Joanna Barrett (@Joanna_Barrett)
Twitter March 8 2020 at 12:34
Melody House (@melodyhouse01)Shopping - done βœ… Washing - hung up βœ… 2nd load - on βœ… Now time for an afternoon stroll to the Botanical Gardens #MakingWorkVisible Melody House (@melodyhouse01)
Twitter March 8 2020 at 13:08
Vonnie (@VonnSand)I’m thinking about the finances for the month. I’ve got expenses to sort out which I’ve been trying to find time to… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Vonnie (@VonnSand)
Twitter March 8 2020 at 10:45
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