International Womens Day

  • March 8, 2016

    Despite modest gains in some regions in the world, millions of women are losing ground in their quest for equality in the world of work, according to a new report prepared by the UN International Labour Organisation (ILO) as part of the its Women at Work Centenary Initiative .

  • March 8, 2016

    Women who become mothers before the age of 33 earn 15 per cent less than similar women who haven’t had children, according to new analysis published by the Trades Union Congress (TUC) on International Women’s Day today (8 March).

  • March 8, 2015

    On International Women’s Day, feminist organisations and campaigners who haven’t been active on austerity and welfare reform really need to have a rethink.