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

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

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