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Have your say: BBC launches survey on endometriosis

If you have endometriosis, could you spare ten minutes to take part in a BBC survey to share your experience?

We are proud to be working with the BBC to shine a much-needed light on the impact of living with endometriosis. The survey is completely anonymous, and you will not be asked for any personal details. 

Standard Life Aberdeen becomes first Endometriosis Friendly Employer and pledges support for workers with endometriosis – it’s time others take their lead

Standard Life Aberdeen have become the UK’s first Endometriosis Friendly Employer, helping drive positive change in the workplace for the 1 in 10 women with endometriosis and stamp out employers simply brushing women’s issues under the carpet. 

Sign our petition: Don't leave Wales behind - teach menstrual wellbeing in schools

At 15, Jade was told the severe pain she was experiencing was completely normal. She suffered excruciating pain, fatigue, and bowel and bladder related problems - all whilst trying to get through school and pass her exams. Years later, she was diagnosed with endometriosis. In Wales, the Assembly are currently reviewing the school curriculum and we want to see all children taught the key facts about the menstrual cycle.

Celebrating Volunteers Week: Professor Andrew Horne announced as new Trustee

This week is volunteers week – and all week we’ll be shining a spotlight on just some of our incredible volunteers. If you want to get involved, please tag us on Twitter @EndometriosisUK using the hashtag #volunteersweek and we'll be sharing your volunteer stories all week. 

Menstrual wellbeing to be taught in schools by 2020

Endometriosis UK has today welcomed government plans for every child in England to be taught about menstrual wellbeing.

Education Secretary Damian Hinds will today set out plans to make relationships education in all primary schools and relationships and sex education (RSE) in all secondary school compulsory.

Guidance for the new subject of health education confirms that all pupils – regardless of their gender – will be taught the facts about menstrual wellbeing.

Why we volunteer to run the London EndoMarch

The London EndoMarch is fast approaching and this year, it’s set to be bigger and better than ever before! We sat down with the team who make the entire day possible and asked them what we can expect from 2019’s march, what it’s like organising 500 people and what the day means for the cause.

 

Why is it important for people to come together for this march?
 

Change the story for future generations with #WhatIWishILearned

Volunteers' Week - Meet Amanda, Trustee (Treasurer)

How long have you been a trustee with Endometriosis UK?

I started volunteering in June 2014 when I became a trustee of the charity. A couple of years later I took on the role as treasurer, which was a planned succession.

What were your motivations for joining the board of trustees?

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