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
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
Chwarae Teg, Wales’s leading gender equality charity, once again celebrated the achievements of women from all backgrounds and stages in life or work across Wales. Womenspire recognises women for every aspect of life, from personal achievements to outstanding contribution. This year’s ceremony was held in the beautiful Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff. The event attracted a […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Debbie Wins TWO Awards at Chwarae Teg Womenspire18!
FTWW is pleased to see the positive outcome of this study that was published by the BSGE endometriosis centres project yesterday. It reiterates the changes needed that we are proposing to Welsh Government, and will make our case even stronger. A promising step in the right direction for endometriosis patients in the UK, and for […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Results from new study offer hope for women with endometriosis
FTWW was absolutely delighted with BBC Radio Wales’s 30 minute documentary on Endometriosis, broadcast on the 7th March 2018, as part of its ‘Eye On Wales’ series. Journalist, Selma Chalabi, collaborated with us on the programme and very much did the issues justice, incorporating personal stories, expert opinions, and our work in a compelling and […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on FTWW Collaborates with BBC Radio Wales on Endometriosis Documentary