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MPs launch inquiry to investigate challenges faced by 1.5 million with endometriosis

Everyone with endometriosis is urged to respond to a call for evidence after MPs have today launched an inquiry into endometriosis. The inquiry will see patients and healthcare practitioners share their first-hand experiences and advise the Government on what steps need to be taken to ensure people with endometriosis are getting the right care at the right time.

Georgia's 12 Runs in 12 Months for Endometriosis UK

Do you have a new goal for 2020? Georgia Hampton-Murray, 20, from Brentwood is taking on a huge challenge for Endometriosis UK this year and plans to run 12 competitive races to represent 12 years of suffering from the symptoms of endometriosis. Read our interview with Georgia below to find out what inspired her to take on such a huge challenge.

Diagnosed with endometriosis? Fill out our survey today

Don’t leave Scotland behind - teach menstrual wellbeing in schools

"My name’s Shaunee, I’m 23, and I have endometriosis. From a young age, I normalised the chronic pain I was enduring because I wasn’t taught any different. I was led to believe that painful periods were just a normal part of growing up and being a woman". 

My journey with endometriosis: Temi Labinjo

Temi Labinjo, 34, is the Black & Ethnic Minority representative at Sheffield Hallam University Students’ Union and is working to raise awareness of endometriosis. This is her story.

MPs to debate endometriosis in the workplace

Bridge over River in City

A Westminster Hall debate on endometriosis workplace support has been scheduled for Tuesday 29 October 2019 in the House of Commons. Please get involved by emailing your MP and asking them to attend the debate, asking your MP to attend the debate by tagging them on social media, and by sharing your story on social media using the #endometriosisatwork. 

Endometriosis and the workplace: Bhavni Fowler

"Having found my inner voice to be able to be open about my condition at work, coupled with the flexibility and support of my managers and peers has been the absolute antidote in allowing me to manage my endometriosis whilst maintaining a successful career as well."

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?

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. 

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