A People's Food Policy - transforming the food system in England

A People's Food Policy - transforming the food system in England

 A People's Food Policy. a ground-breaking manifesto outlining a people’s vision of food and farming in England that is supported by over 80 food and farming organisations.

The report draws on 18 months of extensive, nation-wide consultations with grassroots organisations, NGOs, trade unions, community projects, small businesses and individuals. It has resulted in a set of policy proposals and a vision for change that is rooted in the lived experiences and needs of people most affected by the failures in the current food system.


Soapbox Science: closing the gender gap

Soapbox Science: closing the gender gap

Why are women underrepresented in STEM? WEN Communications Volunteer, Sicily Fiennes, discusses the ever changing, exciting role of women in science and exciting initiatives aiming to promote their work.

The Environmenstrual Diaries, Part 5: A Call for Action

The Environmenstrual Diaries, Part 5: A Call for Action

In this, our the final entry in The Environmenstrual Diaries, we explore action strategies to help break down the taboo around menstruation, and assist women in gaining the confidence to make positive decisions about their own bodily health and the health of the planet.

Senior Women for Climate Protection

Senior Women for Climate Protection

Our guest blogger and speaker at the WEN Forum, Pia Hollenstein, Member of the board of the Senior Women for Climate Protection Switzerland talks about how they are taking the Swiss government to task on climate change.

WHY ARE WOMEN MORE IMPACTED BY CLIMATE CHANGE?

WHY ARE WOMEN MORE IMPACTED BY CLIMATE CHANGE?

Why are women more impacted by climate change? - this guest blog post is adapted from a talk Ghalia Fayad, Arab World Programme Leader, Greenpeace Mediterranean gave at The WEN Forum on 22nd March 2017.

 

 



 

Menstrual Leave - let's start the conversation

Menstrual Leave - let's start the conversation

As Italy may become the first western country to introduce paid menstrual leave for women who experience painful periods, we take a look at the possible implications such a policy might have.