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International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day has been observed since in the early 1900’s, a time of great expansion and turbulence in the industrialised world that saw booming population growth and the rise of radical ideologies. 1908 Great unrest and critical debate was occurring amongst women. From the mid-eighteen hundreds onwards, women’s oppression and inequality was spurring women […]

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Sylvia: an Old Vic, Sadler’s Wells, Zoonation, Kate Prince Company production

Date
3 – 22 September 2018
Location
The Old Vic, London

Votes for Women and a fractured family at a momentous hour in British history. 100 years after the first women in Britain were granted the vote, Kate Prince combines dance, hip hop, soul and funk to shed new light on a remarkable story at the heart of the Suffragette movement. Co-written by Kate Prince and […]

Event on the UNISON South East site.

Hampshire women’s history month screening: I, Daniel Blake

Date
22 March 2017 6:30pm–10:00pm
Location
Hampshire Record Office Cinema

Hampshire Branch are holding a special event for Women’s History Month this year, a charity screening of ‘I, Daniel Blake’. The film will be raising money for Trinity Winchester, who run a women’s domestic violence service, and will be coming along to give a talk at the evening. Entry by donation: all funds raised to Trinity […]

Event on the UNISON South East site.

Oxford woman’s history month meeting (3)

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Jo Wagstaffe: Young members active in UNISON

Jo is a young member from the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Police and Justice branch. She is a member of the South East Young Members’ Forum and also sits on National Young Members’ Forum.

Article, News on the UNISON South East site.

Canterbury City UNISON: International Women’s Day Event

Linda Elvin and Natalia Sukhram of Canterbury City local government branch are still fairly new to being active in UNISON. They have attended the regional women’s forum for the last couple of years, attended national women’s conference for the first time in February and have completed a number of the courses in the Branch Women’s […]

Article, News on the UNISON South East site.

Women’s History Month- meet our women activists

Meet Cathy Roblin, the Women’s Officer from Southampton District Branch. This month we’re celebrating all things women, and what better way that to shine a light on some of our key women activists in the region? Our activists do thousands of different roles- from representing members in hearings, campaigning for equality in the workplace to leading local recruitment activities. So, […]

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Refuge flyer

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Women’s History Month: Oxfordshire Health meeting and meal

Date
10 March 2017 4:00pm–9:00pm
Location
East Oxford Health Centre

A free evening for UNISON Women Members: Women’s meeting at East Oxford Health Centre with guest speaker Rosita Ellis, followed by a meal at Cosmo. EOHC: Level 3, East Oxford Health Centre, Manzil Way, Oxford OX4 1XD Cosmo: 8 Magdalen Street, Oxford, OX1 3AD Please email Susan Parkinson if you would like to attend Outcome

Event on the UNISON South East site.

Why I became active – Emma (ITE Senior Administrator)

Why did you become a steward? What made you take this step? I became a steward out of frustration! I walked into a UNISON meeting in our workplace (arranged by a local organiser), I was a little late following a disagreement with my line manager; the organiser turned to me as I walked through the door and […]

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Women’s History Month: meet our women activists

Meet Julia O’Connell, Branch Women’s Officer for Isle of Wight Local Government. This month we’re celebrating all things women, and what better way that to shine a light on some of our key women activists in the region? Our activists do thousands of different roles- from representing members in hearings, campaigning for equality in the workplace to leading local […]

Article, News on the UNISON South East site.

Blog: Support WASPI, Support State Pension Equality

There have been a number of misunderstandings about the increase in women’s state pension arrangements (SPA). It has been said they were given 2 year’s notice of this change – they weren’t. Some women were expecting their pension in 2014. The first time they heard that they wouldn’t was in 2010 when they requested a […]

Article, News on the UNISON South East site.

Women’s History Month: Meet our women activists

This month we’re celebrating all things women, and what better way that to shine a light on some of our key women activists in the region? Our activists do thousands of different roles- from representing members in hearings, campaigning for equality in the workplace to leading local recruitment activities. So, if you are a UNISON member and want to […]

Article, News on the UNISON South East site.

Women pension losers to lobby MPs on International Women’s Day, says UNISON

Women born in the 1950s who lost out on their state pension when the government made retirement age 65 for both men and women are lobbying MPs later today (Wednesday). The changes introduced in 1995 have affected approximately 2.6m women now in their late 50s and early to mid 60s, who’ve had barely any notice […]

Article, News on the UNISON South East site.

Briefing: Women and Pensions

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