From Cardiff to Chad: a neonatal nurse’s extraordinary career

Angela Gorman recalls the inspiration for a charity that has saved the lives of thousands of pregnant women in Africa

Taking the reins of power

With Kamala Harris making history as America’s first female vice-president, Amanda Kendal reflects on the value of having women in positions of authority

Every single day, this is what UNISON does for women

With more than a million women members, UNISON is always loud and proud for women’s rights at work. Here are just a couple of our recent wins

Article on the UNISON National site.

Blog: We’re not martyrs, we’re fighting for change

This International Women’s Day we’ll all be ‘choosing to challenge’ – just as we always do in UNISON

General secretary's blog, News on the UNISON National site.

‘If you work with people, you work with victims of domestic abuse’

UNISON hosted a panel event on empowering victims and survivors of domestic abuse in the workplace, with speakers including MP Jess Phillips

Article, News on the UNISON National site.
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UNISON wins workplace protection for domestic abuse victims

New domestic abuse protection orders will help to prevent abusive partners coming to victims’ workplaces

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

TUC survey reveals 71% of working mothers denied furlough

Working parents – particularly mothers – are in an impossible situation this lockdown. UNISON is calling for paid parental leave to support them

Article on the UNISON National site.
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COVID reverses progress on financial equality

“When the country starts to count the cost of the pandemic, we can’t allow the burden to fall on women – again”

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Homeworking versus the office – what do members think?

The COVID-19 crisis has promoted ‘working from home’ to unprecedented levels. But whether that’s a good, great or terrible thing depends who you’re speaking to

When homeworking versus the office isn’t a straightforward choice

The results from UNISON’s annual equalities survey are in, and after 8,825 responses including from Black, disabled, women and LGBT+ members, one of the most contentious topics is working from home

Article on the UNISON National site.