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
Today marks the start of Baby Loss Awareness Week. We’d like to say a huge thank you to all the AMs who took part in the Pregnancy and Baby Loss debate in The Senedd, last Wednesday. Also to Lynne Neagle, Adam Price, and David Rees AMs, for putting the topic forward for debate. Special thanks […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Baby Loss Debated in The Senedd
In April 2018 FTWW was excited to announce that it would be supporting a campaign to improve miscarriage care in Wales. The campaign was launched by Jessica Evans from Denbighshire, North Wales, and includes a petition that currently stands at just under 2700 signatures. FTWW has been working with Jessica to draw up a report into […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Released Today: Report Highlighting Woeful Lack of Miscarriage Services in Wales
Over two years on from the release of Endo What? and the screenings that FTWW hosted in Cardiff, and Rhos on Sea, Samantha one of our North Wales members decided to organise another showing of this groundbreaking film that busts the myths around endometriosis! This time the event was a film night, on Tuesday 7th August […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Endo What? Film Night at Manorhaus Ruthin
#NotJustHotFlushes! FTWW can’t help but get heated over the following: Women make up 52% of the population in Wales – and with more and more of us having children later in life, caring for older relatives, or working for longer as retirement ages rise, the fact that MENOPAUSE remains an unspoken mystery to so many […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on FTWW Launches Menopause Campaign