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.

Kate Nevens (@katenevens)Forgoing morning swim in favour of getting through emails and admin for my voluntary role w @EdinburghCAAT, which c… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… Kate Nevens (@katenevens)
Twitter March 8 2018 at 08:53
maxiboose (@maxiboose)Since my AS diagnosis last summer & starting treatment which has compromised my immune system, I mostly work from h… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… maxiboose (@maxiboose)
Twitter March 8 2019 at 11:18
Jenny Lester (@JennynotJenni)7am start, practice #Gaelic flashcards, answered emails on way to @scotwomensaid #TheBlameGame19 conference. Tweeti… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Jenny Lester (@JennynotJenni)
Twitter March 8 2019 at 14:22
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
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
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
Lynne Frances (@lynnefrancesj)My day started at 6am: bfast for my 6 and 4yr old daughters; ironed all our clothes; made lunches(because I worked… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Lynne Frances (@lynnefrancesj)
Twitter March 8 2019 at 07:28
Kristin Hay 🔮 (@kristinwh0)Today I have had breakfast, im going to do the dishes, visit my grandad in hospital, visit my nana, do a bit of wor… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Kristin Hay 🔮 (@kristinwh0)
Twitter March 8 2019 at 11:51
Talat Yaqoob (@talatyaqoob)#makeworkvisible so been up since 5.30ish sorting blogposts and media quotes for @Women5050 for the this week. (Sur… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… Talat Yaqoob (@talatyaqoob)
Twitter March 8 2018 at 08:09
Helen Jackson (@helenisla9)Negotiated breakfast demands with toddler, dishes done, washing on, try to remember to drink my coffee before it's cold #MakingWorkVisible Helen Jackson (@helenisla9)
Twitter March 8 2019 at 07:12
Emma Ritch (@EmmaRitch)(I’ve also spotted a piece on women in STEM written by someone from a company that doesn’t allow its workers to wor… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Emma Ritch (@EmmaRitch)
Twitter March 8 2019 at 07:28
Christina (@Tea_Operated)Update: sprog was dropped at school on time, planned her joint birthday party with a friend, nipped to shop, got na… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Christina (@Tea_Operated)
Twitter March 8 2019 at 11:00
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
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