Feeling Myself – How I Shed My Shame to find Sexual Freedom and You Can Too

Natalie Lee A modern manifesto and memoir on sex and shamefrom one of the original wave of ‘insta-mums’ with a following of more than 100k on Instagram “A life-changing read; I was hooked from the very first sentence. It blows wide open the way girls and women are taught about sex and how we view it. Continue Reading

At home early medical abortions made permanent in England and Wales

Provisions for at home early medical abortions to be made permanent from 30 August. National safeguarding guidance to be published by Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health for under-18s accessing early medical abortions. Additional data on use of remote abortions to be gathered to better understand use of remote abortion services. Women in England Continue Reading

Inclusive internship launches in Wolverhampton to help disabled people enter Event Management

A first-of-its kind internship has been launched in Wolverhampton to help disabled people enter the world of event management amid a current lack of opportunities. Andy Sahota, who is based in the city and runs ShowFighter productions, has partnered with Shani Dhanda, a global champion for disability equality and former trustee at Cysters, on the Continue Reading

Black women’s reproductive health – Report Launch

The project started in June 2020 whilst working on a campaign to remove period poverty with Freedom4Girls. But after George Floyd’s murder and the spark into the Black Lives Matter movement, as a team working for an organisation representing African and Caribbean women*, Tora and the team wanted to act, so the Black Women’s Menstrual Continue Reading

Oral Statement by Secretary of State for Health and Social Care Updating the House on the Women’s Health Strategy

Oral statement by the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Steve Barclay, updating the House on the First Women’s Health Strategy For England to Tackle Gender Health Gap “Mr Speaker, with permission, I’d like to make a statement about the Women’s Health Strategy for England. I know that many Honourable and Right Honourable Continue Reading

First Women’s Health Strategy For England to Tackle Gender Health Gap

Major new research on women’s health issues to increase understanding of female specific health conditions and tackle the data gap to ensure diagnosis and treatment work for women. Ensuring all doctors are trained to provide the best care to women by introducing mandatory specific teaching and assessment on women’s health for all incoming graduating medical Continue Reading

Opening up the conversation: why it’s important for South Asian women to talk about menopause

Going through menopause can feel lonely and challenging, especially within the South Asian community and culture where menopause is a taboo subject and very rarely a topic of conversation. I’m Meera and I’m on a mission to spread the message across to South Asian women that you have to work on yourself to be fitter Continue Reading

Dame Lesley Regan appointed Women’s Health Ambassador

Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology to drive system level changes to close the gender health gap Women’s Health Ambassador to support the implementation of the upcoming Women’s Health Strategy for England Dame Lesley to be supported by a Deputy Ambassador focused on better understanding the challenges faced in accessing services across communities Women’s health and Continue Reading

Nina Wadia Opens UK’s First Period Charity Shop Tackling The Rise Of Period Products During The Cost Of Living Crisis

7th June 2022, Walton on Thames Surrey UK The UK’s first period charity Binti International, opens the doors to the UK’s first period charity shop in Walton on Thames. Award winning actor Nina Wadia officially opened the shop in celebration of Menstrual Health Day May 28th. The opening of the charity shop celebrated the first Continue Reading