• Menstrual Wellbeing Education: Bringing back the Amendment to the Education Curriculum Bill

    Posted on 4th February 2021 by FTWW Admin in News.

    “This is not a Cinderella disease; it is a real ugly sister of disease”, were the strong words from MS Suzy Davies addressing the Senedd yesterday. MS Davies, once again, making the case on why Menstrual Wellbeing Education needs to be made mandatory in schools in Wales. Ms Davies has lived with Endometriosis all her […]

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  • Menstrual Wellbeing Education – Education Bill Amendment

    Posted on 2nd February 2021 by FTWW Admin in News.

    The 29th January saw the second stage of the Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill, with the Senedd’s Children, Young People & Education (CYPE) Committee voting for or against any Amendments brought to the table. Alongside Endometriosis UK, FTWW had called upon members of the Committee to bring an Amendment which would make Menstrual Wellbeing Education […]

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  • Menstrual Wellbeing Education in Wales – The Campaign Continues

    Posted on 23rd December 2020 by FTWW Admin in News.

    On December 15th in the Senedd, Members of our Welsh Parliament debated the new Curriculum & Assessment (Wales) Bill. One third of those in attendance spoke out in support of FTWW and Endometriosis UK’s calls for mandatory Menstrual Wellbeing Education. It is absolutely vital that all young people, regardless of gender, understand what is happening […]

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  • Outrage at Welsh Government’s Failure to Make Menstrual Education Mandatory

    Posted on 7th December 2020 by FTWW Admin in News.

    After months of collecting evidence, including that provided by FTWW, Endometriosis UK, and many other individuals, on Friday afternoon, Welsh Parliament’s Children, Young People and Education Committee (CYPE) published its report on the Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill. You can read the report in full here. Unacceptably, the CYPE Committee chose to back the Education […]

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  • Manifesto 2021: Make Women’s Health a Priority in Wales

    Posted on 11th November 2020 by FTWW Admin in News.

    FTWW has just published its new Manifesto which is being sent to all political parties and candidates in the run-up to 2021’s Senedd elections. Our Manifesto is based on the discussions held by our members in a series of online Focus Groups held in October 2020. Our sincerest gratitude to all of those involved, including […]

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  • FTWW’s Focus Groups

    Posted on 27th October 2020 by FTWW Admin in News.

    FTWW invited members from our online forum to participate in a series of focus groups that were held online between the 7th and 12th of October. The particpants in each session were asked to share their views regarding: Women’s Health-Related Priorities The future of FTWW Developing local peer support and involvement in health services within […]

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  • UK Government’s All-Party Parliamentary Group for Endometriosis Launches Ground-breaking Report

    Posted on 21st October 2020 by FTWW Admin in News.

    Yesterday (October 20th) marked a significant day for endometriosis patients across the UK. Westminster Government’s All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Endometriosis launched its report into the experiences of the 1 in 10 affected, a report which incorporated the views of over 10,000 respondents.  The findings were shocking but, sadly, not surprising: diagnostic delays, treatment, and outcomes have not […]

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  • Endometriosis debated in the Senedd

    Posted on 20th October 2020 by FTWW Admin in News.

    On October 14th, FTWW was delighted to see endometriosis debated in the Senedd and to be approached to provide crucial data for those leading it. Jenny Rathbone MS, Chair of the Cross-Party Group for Women’s Health, proposed that the Senedd should: Recognise the devastating impact of endometriosis for the 1 in 10 affected and beyond Note […]

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  • FTWW is now a Registered Charity!

    Posted on 29th September 2020 by FTWW Admin in News.

    Up until now, FTWW has been a formally constituted not-for-profit organisation, registered with Community and Voluntary Support Conwy, and a member of the Wales Council for Voluntary Action. We’re still those things but can now add registered charity to our status. FTWW is at a very exciting point in its development, with August 2020 marking a […]

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  • FTWW Contributes to Westminster Government’s All-Party Parliamentary Group for Endometriosis

    Posted on 28th September 2020 by FTWW Admin in News.

    For those not in the know, the UK Government has been conducting an inquiry into endometriosis care across the UK. Whilst health in Wales has been devolved to the Welsh Parliament, Endometriosis UK, the secretariat to the APPG, was keen to hear about the impact of Covid-19 on endometriosis patients in Wales. Back in July […]

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