A third of young people across the UK are missing school due to a lack of access to period products

DATE: 26th May 2023: A third of young people across the UK are missing school due to a lack of access to period products and the shame surrounding periods in schools.  New data commissioned by a group of UK charities fighting period poverty; Birmingham based charity Cysters, Irise, In Kind Direct, Freedom4Girls and Bloody Good Continue Reading

Fasting & Chronic Illness

Fasting during the month of Ramadan is one of the pillars of the Islamic faith. During the month of Ramadan, Muslims abstain from all food and all drink from sunset to sunrise for 29-30 consecutive days. From a  young age, I’ve watched my parents and community engage in fasting during Ramadan. I watched my parents Continue Reading

What natural solutions can help with PCOS?

What natural solutions can help with PCOS? Author bio: Leslie Kenny is the co-founder of the Oxford Longevity Project, a series of free public health webinars about the latest scientific breakthroughs in aging. She also runs anti-aging supplement brand Oxford Healthspan. What is PCOS? Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is a common condition that impacts how Continue Reading

String of new enterprises inspired by the worst loss of all

Sharon Luca-Chatha will boast to anyone who asks that she is a proud mum of two. But there’s an unmistakable heartbreak behind her smile. Her first son Luca, whom she refers to as her ‘angel baby’, was stillborn at almost full term. In a life plagued by trauma, including domestic violence in a previous arranged Continue Reading

Call for children to learn about common women’s health condition in school

A termination and six miscarriages in five years; Leila Martyn calls for change London, England, October 03 2022 – A government petition has launched highlighting the imperative that Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) and Endometriosis information is included as part of the national curriculum for children in secondary school when learning about reproductive organs. Despite The Women’s Continue Reading

‘The Future of Perimenopause’ landmark future gazing report is a ‘first in a generation’ opportunity to change the way our daughters experience perimenopause

Today marks the launch of a first of its kind future gazing report, ‘The Future of Perimenopause’; reclaiming a pivotal life stage for the next generation’ created by four leading women’s health experts and advocates in collaboration with Wild Nutrition and The Future Laboratory.  Research for the report shows that a quarter of women are potentially perimenopausal Continue Reading

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