North West Regional Women's Officer Calls Out Sexism At Work
Relating her own expereinces as working in a male dominated environment, our Regional Women's Officer, Karen Bosson moved motion 46 this morning (24th April) at the Union's annual conference being helds in Bounemouth.
The motion which came from the NW Regional Women's Committee, was seconded by a delegate from Greater Manchester Amal Branch, Clare Drummond, who is also the chairperson of the Region's Women's Committee.
Clare added her expereince to that of Karen, making it clear that sexism is still alive and well in the workplaces of our Union members. She also poitned out that not all victims of sexual harrasment at work actually report it to their Branch Officers.
The terms of the motion were:
46 The Northwest Regional Women’s Committee
(NWRWC) welcomes the publication of the TUC/Everyday Sexism Project
report “Still just a bit of banter?” which highlights the extent and nature of
The motion was carried without any opposition and supported by the Union's Equlity Officer Linda Roy.
You can watch the video of the debate below: