Is period poverty, a thing? What Can I do to help?

Cysters is a charity based on the concept of Cysterhood (pronounced Sisterhood) – and with that in mind everyone is Our Cyster. Hence – Our Cysters, tackling period poverty in the midlands. We will be working alongside organisations such as Midlands Langar Seva to deliver the products to homeless individuals and Handsworth Association of Schools to Continue Reading

Youth Advisory Board

Youth Advisory Board The Youth Advisory Board will exist to provide the youthful perspective into attitudes & issues around reproductive health. No one knows better than YOU how to reach youth. This is a chance for you to use your voice to support the community & gain leadership skills. The Youth Advisory Board will exist Continue Reading

Cysters Smear

We have seen the vigorous awareness campaigns across the United Kingdoms encouraging and inviting women to #SmearForSmear. The adverts are endorsed by celebrities and the community alike. Conversely.. not many of these public figures adequately represent the BAME community, and that is no bodies fault. It’s a sign that these campaigns will never get close Continue Reading

Coping with infertility at Christmas

Christmas, a time for family and children, but spare a thought for those women who have to go through the holidays dealing with infertility. Most couples take it for granted their ability to have a child. In a study conducted by the NHS 25% of couples struggle to have children. Christmas is commonly known as Continue Reading

PVD – “#ItsNotInYourHead”,

On October 6th, 2017 the Women’s Health Research Institute (WHRI) in Vancouver, British Columbia helped to launch an awareness campaign for a genital pain condition called provoked vestibulodynia, or PVD. PVD affects up to 10% of women, and up to 20% of girls between the ages of 12 and 19.  The condition is characterized by Continue Reading