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

When will pregnancy trackers recognise that my biggest worry is losing my baby again – not just stretch marks and piles?

There’s a picture in an app on my phone of a tiny embryo. Apparently, my baby is the size of a peach.  Their tiny heart is beating fast. Except it isn’t. I’ve just been told this baby hasn’t survived. They died five weeks ago, quietly and secretly, my body continuing to feel pregnant and sick 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

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