FTWW welcomes the publication of, ‘Locked out…’, a ground-breaking report on the impact of Covid19 on disabled people in Wales. We were pleased to be among the diverse and intersectional group of disabled people and organisations involved in coproducing it. We are encouraged that the report had Welsh Government’s full support throughout, and has been […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on FTWW’s Response to ‘Locked out: liberating disabled people’s lives and rights in Wales beyond Covid-19’
Today, Welsh Government has published ‘Locked out: liberating disabled people’s lives and rights in Wales beyond COVID-19‘, a report about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on disabled people here in Wales. The hard-hitting report also highlights recommendations to be implemented moving forward. FTWW was a member organisation of the Disability Equality Forum Steering Group, […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Welsh Government Publishes Report on Impact of Covid-19 on Disabled People
On Wednesday 24 March, as part of Endometriosis Awareness Month, FTWW joined forces with Endometriosis UK and Fertility Network UK to host ‘Improving Endometriosis Care in Wales: A Panel Discussion’. FTWW members Anna Cooper and Gemma Doherty shared their powerful stories as patient representatives. They were joined on the panel by Mr Richard Penketh and Liz Bruen, key members of Cardiff’s specialist […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Improving Endometriosis Care in Wales: A Panel Event
It is with heavy hearts that FTWW and the EndoMarch Wales organisers have decided to postpone our two much-anticipated endometriosis-awareness events, EndoMarch Cardiff and EndoMarch Mold, due to take place on Saturday, March 28th, until the situation around Coronavirus is resolved. Our main reason for doing this is that most participants in our annual […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on EndoMarches Wales Postponed Until Further Notice
FTWW was delighted to be awarded runners-up / highly commended, at the recent Welsh Charity Awards. Being a small organisation run by volunteers, up against some incredible competition, we’re truly thrilled! Huge congratulations to the winners Diabetes UK Cymru, and to the Homeless World Cup, Cardiff, on their amazing achievements.Continue Reading... Comments Off on Highly Commended at the Welsh Charity Awards!
We’re incredibly pleased and grateful to ITV Wales for choosing FTWW’s campaign on endometriosis to be their headline feature on today’s evening news. Two of our amazing members, Grace and Lowri, contributed to the piece: Grace shared her personal experiences, whilst Lowri bravely represented the organisation, live, in the ITV studio! We very much hope that coverage […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on ITV Wales Endometriosis Coverage
FTWW is thrilled to have been awarded a ‘Voices From the Frontline‘ grant, aimed at ensuring that women have their voices heard at the highest levels. For FTWW, that means continuing to advocate for women and girls living with a range of health conditions, and whose healthcare needs are not necessarily being met in Wales. […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Rosa ‘Voices From The Frontline’ Grant
FTWW Meets with Minister to Discuss Menstrual Well-being on the New School Curriculum for Wales Yesterday, FTWW’s CEO had a meeting with Kirsty Williams, the Minister for Education in Wales, to discuss the potential inclusion of ‘Menstrual Well-being Throughout the Life Course’ in the new school curriculum. In case readers weren’t aware – the school […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Meeting With Kirsty Williams on Menstrual Health