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.

Shonais (@Shonais)By 11am I've done three feeds with 1 month old and got her ready for the day, emptied dishwasher, restacked, done a… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Shonais (@Shonais)
Twitter March 8 2019 at 11:12
Clare MacGillivray (@Clare_MacG)#IWD2019 #MakingWorkVisible Kitchen is like a bomb's hit it. I'm ignoring it the noo. Off for a cup of mint tea and… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Clare MacGillivray (@Clare_MacG)
Twitter March 8 2019 at 07:38
Emma Ritch (@EmmaRitch)Getting ready next, and thinking (which I never otherwise do in the morning) about the problematics of makeup, the… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Emma Ritch (@EmmaRitch)
Twitter March 8 2019 at 07:42
Eilidh Dickson (@EhLoDee)I’ve been a bit rubbish about #makingworkvisible this morning, but I’ve been reading up on gendered experiences of… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Eilidh Dickson (@EhLoDee)
Twitter March 8 2019 at 11:30
Katrine Bussey (@KatrineBussey)Inside the press room at #ScotLab19. Apart from me there are currently two other female journalists… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Katrine Bussey (@KatrineBussey)
Twitter March 8 2019 at 12:22
Kate Joester (@rebelraising)Before running out the door, I threw @jazznikki a list of medical appointments to follow up for the daughter: audio… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… Kate Joester (@rebelraising)
Twitter March 8 2018 at 09:01
Anna Ritchie Allan (@msakrit)Good to see this @skillsdevscot poster in Central Station this #IWD2018 Gender norms, stereotyping and the underval… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… Anna Ritchie Allan (@msakrit)
Twitter March 8 2018 at 10:41
Emma Ritch (@EmmaRitch)In the office and catching up with @EngenderScot colleagues via Slack. #IWD is busy so I’m the only one in the off… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Emma Ritch (@EmmaRitch)
Twitter March 8 2019 at 09:46
Clare Simpson (@ClareMSimpson)On a day’s holiday today so off for a spot of minding the grandson #makingworkvisible Clare Simpson (@ClareMSimpson)
Twitter March 8 2019 at 09:45
Kirsty Connell-Skinner (@Kirsty_CSk)Up at 5.40 to feed the cat, get ready for work and walk to the train station. I’m the main earner, so it makes more… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… Kirsty Connell-Skinner (@Kirsty_CSk)
Twitter March 8 2018 at 07:40
Emma Bolger (@bolger_emma)Coffee and feeding break over. My baby daughter often gets mistaken for a boy because I don't like to dress her hea… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Emma Bolger (@bolger_emma)
Twitter March 8 2019 at 12:12
Jane-Claire Judson (@JCJudson)The lassie ate my toast so lunchtime is actually breakfast for me - accompanied by Jane Eyre - a strong woman! - ne… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Jane-Claire Judson (@JCJudson)
Twitter March 8 2019 at 12:14
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
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