The NASUWT organises a range of campaigns and activities to support women teachers.
The National Women’s Advisory Committee has informed policy development on issues of concern to women members.
This includes commissioning research on the pay and careers of women teachers and supporting campaigns on a range of issues including violence against women and the under-representation of women in the political arena.
Campaigns and Events
NASUWT research indicates that one in five members has experienced sexual harassment in the workplace by a colleague, manager, parent or pupil since becoming a teacher.
The NASUWT Gender Equality Challenge
A set of Gender Equality Challenge Principles that supports and champions the NASUWT campaign for equality for women and girls.
Women Teachers' Consultation Conference
This annual event supports women members to help set the Union's agenda for championing gender equality and offers training, advice and support on being active within the NASUWT.
International Women's Day
8th March is International Women's Day (IWD). It is celebrated across the globe and is a day for campaigners to draw attention to women’s continued campaign for equality.
Representing Women Beyond The Union
NASUWT supports a number of organisations that pursue equality of opportunity for women.
The NASUWT is affiliated to Maternity Action and is supporting their campaign for rights for breastfeeding mothers.
The NASUWT has produced guidance to help members understand their rights and how to go about making a flexible working request.
Elimination of Violence Against Women
The NASUWT is committed to securing an end to gender-based violence against women and girls at home and around the world and believes that governments, education bodies and other organisations have a key role to play.
Women and Pensions Inequality
The NASUWT campaigns and organises to oppose the pensions inequality that women suffer, the unacceptable widening gender pensions gap and the increase in the state pension age.