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Civil Service becomes largest organisation to sign Menopause Workplace Pledge

The Civil Service has signed the Menopause Workplace pledge, committing to recognise the impact of menopause and actively support women who are affected. Read More

‘I’m a warrior, I’m quick to act and roll up my sleeves’, OneWISH – Breaking the bias for International Women’s Day

One International Women’s Day 2022, OneWISH hosted a series of webinars following the theme ‘Break the Bias’. Read More

Home Secretary launches national communications campaign which says ‘Enough’ to violence against women and girls

The Home Secretary has launched a new, multi-year national communications campaign which says ‘Enough’ to violence against women and girls. Read More

‘24% of women are unhappy in their jobs due to lack of menopausal support’, says new survey

Over 1 million women in the UK could be forced to leave their jobs in 2022 due to a lack of support as they go through the menopause, researchers have said. Read More

World’s first menopause awards launched

GenM, has announced the launch of the world's first menopause awards to shine a light on organisations improving the menopause for women. Read More

Women’s health – We need to do more

Danny Clarke, Founder of Simply-People, explores what businesses can do to best support their female employees. Read More

Quarter of employers think they are not affected by menopause issues

26% of employers argue they are 'not affected' by menopause issues, nor do they have any employees who have gone through it, according to research. Read More

IOSH taking ‘positive steps’ to address equality, diversity, and inclusion imbalance in the profession

In her recent SHP article, Why are there so few female Chartered Fellows in IOSH?, Claire Saunders raised some important points. Here, Vanessa Harwood-Whitcher, Director of Professional Services at IOSH, provides a response. Read More

Does the equality maxim of ‘gender neutrality’ put women at greater health and safety risk?

Lorenzo Visentin explores the gender sensitive approach to risk, delving into some historic and more recent case study examples. Read More

Why are there so few female Chartered Fellows in IOSH?

Claire Saunders CFIOSH is one of just 0.1% of chartered Fellows within IOSH that are women. In this article, she asks whether IOSH should be doing more to help its female members to become Fellows, whether women are creating their own barriers and provides some information on getting your Fellowship Portfolio together. Read More



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