Menstruation is something that is affecting nearly ½ the population nearly ¼ of the time- and yet it is still considered too taboo to be discussed very publicly. However, recently we have been hearing more and more about tampons in the media: people are angry that tampons are taxed as ‘luxury goods’ when, in reality, [...]
May 11-17 is Mental Health Awareness week!
At WEN we believe that mental health is crucially important, especially for women. The numbers of men and women affected by mental health problems tend to be about the same, however, there are a number of factors affecting women’s mental health that differ from those affecting men. Dealing with [...]
On 6th March 2015, WEN’s Connie Hunter headed up to Manchester to deliver a workshop on ‘Gender and Climate Change‘ as part of Manchester Metropolitan University’s Climate Week. MA student Jacqueline Grima was there, and wrote this fantastic review for Humanity Hallows. WEN delivers educational workshops on a range of environmental issues – head to [...]
Thursday 5th February 2015, 10am – 3pm
Southern Grove Comunity Centre, Yatton House, E3 4PX (map)
Calling all green-fingered foodies! Join Women’s Environmental Network and EastendHomes in Mile End this February for the *Winter Gathering 2015*! It may be cold and miserable outside, but the Winter Gathering will lift your spirits as Tower Hamlets Food Growing Network [...]
A proposed mega pig factory in Derbyshire will place the health of women at a local prison, and that of all local residents, at great risk. Amy Thomas, Outreach Intern at UK charity Farms Not Factories, explains why this poisonous plan for a pig factory, and others like it, is bad news for people, animals [...]