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 filling out our survey, leaving a comment and tweeting using the #makingworkvisible hashtag.

Powered by Engender, Scotland’s feminist membership organisation.

Lindsey Scott (@McScottyDesign)6.30am yoga, schoolrun, work, meet kids from school, parents night, make dinner, sons drum lesson, grocery shop, cleaning😴#MakingWorkVisible Lindsey Scott (@McScottyDesign)
Twitter March 8 2017 at 21:04
Jane-Claire Judson (@JCJudson)Well earned coffee stop! Discussions incl moving onto solid food, Baby & Mum sleep challenges & how we keep ourselv… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… Jane-Claire Judson (@JCJudson)
Twitter March 8 2017 at 13:40
Engender Scotland (@EngenderScot)Fab response to our #MakingWorkVisible survey so far. Have you told us about the work you do on a typical day yet? surveymonkey.co.uk/r/makingworkvi… Engender Scotland (@EngenderScot)
Twitter March 3 2017 at 13:03
Kate Joester (@rebelraising)9pm, kids in bed, time to kick back, relax and refill the meds boxes. #chronicpainkids #parentingthewonkyonestwitter.com/i/web/status/8… Kate Joester (@rebelraising)
Twitter March 8 2017 at 21:10
Golda M (@HeartofGolda)My city cut school librarians from the budget years ago. Guess who fills in to ensure kids don't miss out?… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… Golda M (@HeartofGolda)
Twitter March 8 2017 at 16:49
tara thomson (@situationniste)Number of students for whom I'm not personal tutor yet have provided additional pastoral care, before lunch: 4 #MakingWorkVisible tara thomson (@situationniste)
Twitter March 8 2017 at 12:54
@GRCCManager (@GCRCCManager)At @RCCGlasgow - funding apps, adult protection discussion, checking stats, emails about moving office & fruity swe… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… @GRCCManager (@GCRCCManager)
Twitter March 8 2017 at 14:02
Fiona Fisher (@FionaFisherSNP)Got #BoldJoff ready for dayservice, packed his gubbins for 2 day respite break, canvassing for SNP, laundry & makin… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… Fiona Fisher (@FionaFisherSNP)
Twitter March 8 2017 at 14:06
Engender Scotland (@EngenderScot)Women hit hardest by #austerity - bearing the brunt of social security cuts & picking up slack from public service… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… Engender Scotland (@EngenderScot)
Twitter March 8 2017 at 16:56
Engender Scotland (@EngenderScot)Today & every day women do work which is undervalued or invisible. We'll be #MakingWorkVisible - help us by live-tweeting your day! #IWD2017 Engender Scotland (@EngenderScot)
Twitter March 8 2017 at 00:06
Kate Shannon (@HolyroodKate)The #MakingWorkVisible hashtag is great. At first I thought, 'what I've done today isn't worth tweeting about, it's not work, just life' Kate Shannon (@HolyroodKate)
Twitter March 8 2017 at 20:06
Di Cameron (@dimessage)#MakingWorkVisible #IWD2017 put dishwasher cleaner in and set it running, tidy away breakfast stuff, bring bin in, do actual paid work. Di Cameron (@dimessage)
Twitter March 8 2017 at 09:39
alliballibee (@alliballibee21)And so the needle returns to the start of the song and another day begins... #MakingWorkVisible everyday #IWD alliballibee (@alliballibee21)
Twitter March 9 2017 at 07:58
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