FTWW Update and Big Announcement We are finally in a position to announce that FTWW has received funding from Rosa – The Fund for Women & Girls for ONE year, specifically to cover the cost of renting an office space here in North Wales, AND to pay a person one day a week to do […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Our First Office / Fundraising Appeal!
A 57 page report on the needs of (mainly) women and men suffering faecal incontinence has been published, accompanied by a statement of intent from the Health Minister, Vaughan Gething. The report was the result of the efforts of a dedicated, Welsh Government funded, task and finish group on which FTWW member, Amy Marshall, represented […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Faecal Incontinence Report to Welsh Government Released
Debbie, FTWW’s founder, and CEO, was recently invited to be part of the panel at ‘Welsh Women For Change’, an International Women’s Day event, hosted by Women’s Equality Network Wales (WEN Wales) at Theatr Clwyd, Mold, on the 20th March. It was an evening of discussion and celebration, hearing from incredible women driving change in […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Debbie Speaks at ‘Welsh Women for Change’
Today, International Women’s Day, is a day where we’re given the opportunity to both celebrate all the wonderful things that women do and are, whilst also reminding people of how it is, still, in the 21st century, we don’t do enough of that celebration – at least, not enough to ensure that women, throughout the […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on International Women’s Day 2019
FTWW was delighted to see its Miscarriage Campaign Lead, Jessica Evans, being invited to attend Welsh Government’s newly established Bereavement Care Working Group (BCWG), the first meeting of which was held in Cardiff on January 22nd. This group has been created to look at the way in which support is offered to parents following the […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Bereavement Care Working Group
Following our successful Wales marches in Cardiff, and Swansea, in 2019 we will have our first ever North Wales march, in Llandudno, Conwy. Join us on Saturday, March 30th from 1pm to be part of this huge global event, the Worldwide EndoMarch. The march will take place on the prom in Llandudno. We will be […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on EndoMarch is Coming to Llandudno!
FTWW’s Menopause campaign lead Lisa Nicholls, travelled to London, for a Menopause Roundtable Discussion in Westminster on Tuesday, 22nd January 2019. She joined forces with campaigners from across the UK, and represented the specific issues faced by women in Wales. Lisa reports that the meeting was a great success! “We all had an opportunity to […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Menopause Roundtable Discussion at Westminster
We’ve had another fantastic year delivering change for women in Wales. We couldn’t have done it without you, so huge thanks! We (the FTWW Board and volunteers) would like to wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Please see our Impact Report 2016-2018 , which covers what we’ve been up […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on FTWW’s Annual Report – Our Christmas Gift To You!
FTWW would like to congratulate our board member Willow Holloway, founder, and project leader of Autistic Women’s Empowerment Project, on being a winner in ‘The Learning Disability and Autism Leaders’ List 2018‘. Willow received this amazing accolade for her Advocacy, Policy and Media work. We’re incredibly proud of Willow, and her inspiring achievements in the autistic […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on FTWW Board Member Willow Wins Award for her Work in The Autistic Community
Statement from Vaughan Gething, Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services It’s been a long time coming….But we are absolutely thrilled to announce that Welsh Government has finally released its statement on endometriosis. FTWW’s report ‘Making the Case for Better Endometriosis Care in Wales’ prompted the Chief Executive of the NHS in Wales to establish […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Endometriosis: Statement from the Cabinet Secretary for Health