International Women's Day on 8th March celebrates women and calls for gender equity
Advice on working through the menopause, guides and checklists for leaders and school reps and the NEU's model menopause policy.
The menopause is an occupational health issue for women educators, as well as being an equality issue. It is important that schools and colleges are suitable workplaces for menopausal women. The purpose of this guide and checklist for reps is to signpost you to advice, and to support you in improving workplace conditions for menopausal women.
NEU leadership members are key to supporting women going through the menopause in the workplace. As a leader, you’re not alone. Collaboration between leaders, governors, workplace reps, health and safety reps and a staff support network can go a long way towards creating a supportive environment for women experiencing menopause symptoms at work.
International Women’s Day on the 8 March is a chance to celebrate women’s achievements around the world as well as shine a spotlight on the continuing inequalities and injustices that women and girls face.
The Government cuts to sexual violence services, particularly services for Black and minoritized women, means that many women and girls are not getting the support they need.
New research from the National Education Union and UK Feminista – “It’s just everywhere”: Sexism in schools and how we tackle it - shows that the sexual harassment of girls in schools is widespread.