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We are the women who stand together – and we make Glasgow

#stucwomen18 Equal pay strikers, UNISON’s Sylvia Haughney and the GMB’s Shona Thomson, got the STUC Women’s Conference rocking with great speeches

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Glasgow women get conference rocking

#stucwomen18 UNISON and GMB delegates and Equal pay strikers Sylvia Haughney and Shona Thomson holding the speeches that got the

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Challenging the commodification of sex

Backing a Fire Brigades Union motion, UNISON’s Davena Rankin called for a campaign to expose the social causes of prostitution,

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Better awareness and support for dementia

#stucwomen18 Dementia disproportionately affects women and the STUC Women’s Committee will work with the other Equalities Committees to raise awareness

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Halt the roll out of Universal Credit

#stucwomen18 STUC Women’s Conference slammed the impact of Universal Credit on the low paid and benefits claimants and backed UNISON’s

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Women in HE must be equally safe from gender based violence

#stucwomen18 STUC Women’s Conference pledged action to end gender based violence on university campuses. It will promote and build on

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End pay erosion in the public sector

#stucwomen18  64% of low paid workers in Scotland are women and 40% work part-time, mainly in cleaning, caring, catering, clerical

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Women undervalued, socially, culturally, economically

#stucwomen18  UNISON’s Dr. Davena Rankin gave a fascinating presentation on the reasons why women’s work is underpaid and undervalued and

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Make sexual harassment a thing of the past

#stucwomen18 STUC Women’s Conference slammed the sexual harassment of women whether in the workplace, in schools, in wider society or

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Keep guards and transport police for women’s safety on trains

#stucwomen18 STUC Women’s Conference backed a call from RMT to campaign to keep the British Transport Police separate from Police

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