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The cost-of-living crisis, gender pay gaps, job adverts, violence against women and football boots were all up for discussion.
NUJ delegates addressed conference on several motions, including on online attacks on women journalists, equal pay and domestic abuse.
More robust laws are needed to improve employment equality, particularly as women have born the brunt of the fall out of the pandemic, Sara Lewis, vice-chair of the NUJ's Equality Council told the TUC's Women’s Conference.
Natasha Hirst told the TUC Women’s Conference that female writers are self-censoring or withdrawing from online spaces as a result of the abuse they suffer.
Michelle Stanistreet, NUJ general secretary, explains how Covid-19 has laid bare the precarious nature of self-employment – and how the union is pressing to defend vulnerable members.
Katharine Whitehorm was egalitarian to the bone, a great columnist and an inspiring trade unionist.
The world of work is unrecognisable from just a short time ago.
The NUJ calls on the UK and Irish governments to ratify the ILO Convention on violence against women.
Motions on pay, periods and pregnancy benefits were three of the many issues tackled by women trade unionists.
BBC presenter Samira Ahmed told the TUC Women’s conference how the NUJ won her case when she found a male colleague was paid six times more than her.