In her guest post, Professor Susan Buckingham explores why a lack of gender equality and equal representation in decision making is harmful to the health of our planet. Read on to investigate the importance of intersectionality, workplace flexibility, and a refined understanding of 'gender' to the climate agenda.
We’ve looked at the underwhelming sanpro products that dominate the market today, and the less-than-ideal health and waste concerns that surround them. So, what’s currently being done to reduce risks and transform menstruation products? Read more to find out about sanpro innovation and market futures...
Join the conversation - book now! Panel includes Juliet Davenport, CEO of Good Energy, Professor Susan Buckingham, Tina Louise Rothery, The Nanas UK anti-fracking campaign and more!
Our next post deals with issues of waste and the environment as well as taboos surrounding menstruation and how these hinder positive innovations in the sanpro industry. Read more to find out about WEN's sanpro disposal campaign and what happens to it when it is flushed...
In the second part of our Environmenstrual Diaries we’ll be looking at some of the health risks associated with using sanpro products, what’s been done to help combat them, and what more has to happen before women can manage their periods without putting themselves in danger.
Inaction on EDCs is estimated to cost the EU is €157 annually in healthcare, a cost no country can afford. Read on to find out more about the fight to regulate endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) and what you can do to help.
Come and join us for the film screening of Amit Virmani’s documentary MENSTRUAL MAN, followed by a panel discussion and Q&A session. Refreshments will be served and there will be time for networking. Book tickets at: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/how-can-periods-save-the-planet-menstruation-the-environment-film-screening-panel-qa-tickets-31255629429
The first part in our series in which you can find out everything you need to know about WEN’s historical and ongoing fight for safe and environmentally-friendly sanitary products. Read more to find out about WEN's initial sanitary safety campaign in 1989.
On Saturday 21st January, the Women's March on London gathered estimated crowds of 100,000 marching from the US embassy in Grosvenor Square to Trafalgar Square. WEN marched among them in solidarity with those in the US marching against Trump the day after his inauguration. Read more to find out more about the marches and Trump's first week in office.
Didn't manage to make it to our first WEN Forum of 2017? Do not fear! This article explores what was discussed on the night and helps to answer that question of 'what has feminism got to do with the environment?' Read on to find out more...