IWD 2021

Thank you to everyone who attended our International Women's Day event! We had a great discussion about gender equality. To find out more about how workplace rights affect us all, how women have been at the forefront of the fight for workplace rights, and the power of collective action, check out the resources below!

Resources

The History of the NUS: https://www.nusconnect.org.uk/nus-uk/who-we-are/friends-of-nus/history-and-heritage-of-nus

The History of the GMB Union:  https://www.gmb.org.uk/history

Historic and recent women workers' strikes: https://www.gmb.org.uk/long-read/we-are-those-lions-mr-manager

The Match Girls Strike: https://www.gmb.org.uk/long-read/matchgirls-strike-inspiring-girls-and-women-today

The History of IWD: https://www.internationalwomensday.com/Activity/15586/The-history-of-IWD

The History of Women Chainmakers: https://tribunemag.co.uk/2019/07/nothing-to-lose-but-their-chains

The Role of Trade Unions in the UK:  https://www.striking-women.org/module/rights-and-responsibilities/claiming-rights-role-trade-unions-uk

Working Class History Podcast: https://workingclasshistory.com/

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