Delivered to your inbox every week. Email* CommentsThis field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged. Supported by Charles Sturt University Women’s Health News All Women’s Health News Life Women’s health is at risk. But AstraZeneca isn’t where our focus should lie As a young woman, there are threats to my life and health far greater than rare blood clots linked to AstraZeneca. News & Views Simone Biles’ health and peace matters. Acknowledging that is true strength To infer that Simone Biles isn’t “strong”, as Piers Morgan has, is an insult to her courage at the Olympics, and the many years leading up to it. Health An unplanned pregnancy made me realise that my country wasn’t ‘fine’ for women An unexpected pregnancy opened my eyes to the ridiculous, sad and dramatic situation in Poland, says Klaudia. Women’s Health News ADHD has been my chaotic career sidekick: Here’s what I’ve learned Late last year, I was given the gift, relief and grief of a diagnosis for my chaotic brain. I discovered that I had ADHD. News & Views Pregnant women continue to miss out on recommended Pfizer vaccine Many pregnant people remain ineligible to get the Pfizer vaccine because they are not considered a priority group by the federal government. News & Views COVID lockdowns cause spike in cyber abuse of young women Online harassment and abuse from men towards women has increased in the last year or so since the pandemic lockdowns. Life YourGround maps a safer Melbourne for women and gender-diverse people Interim results from YourGround interactive map identifies safety and behavioural change required in recreation spaces to assist LGAs in delivering their Gender Equality Act 2020 obligations. News & Views We’re on track to eliminate HIV but women can’t be left behind Misplaced assumptions about who is at risk of HIV can mean some women experience a delayed diagnosis, writes Dr Deborah Bateson. Women’s Health News Birth control continues to fail women – so why has nothing changed? Despite side effects, women continue to take birth control because there are no better options available, writes Bethan Swift and Christian Health Endometriosis and its detrimental effects on women’s working lives A recent study from Finland has revealed that women with endometriosis took ten or more sick days compared to those without the condition. News & Views Thousands of women return to violent partners because they can’t access affordable housing. It’s time for change. New research has revealed that up to 7,700 women a year are returning to partners who enact violence. 9,120 women are homeless. Advice From redundancy & rock bottom to loving 5am training sessions and triathlon In just 18 months, Liane Dowling has hit the glass ceiling, fallen to rock bottom, and bounced back up to complete her 1st Olympic Triathlon. News & Views Estrogen may be linked to higher risk of Alzheimer’s disease in women A new study has revealed a possible link between Estrogen levels in women and their risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease. News & Views Breastfeeding allowed! Olympian mothers can bring their babies to Tokyo A number of female athletes will be attending the Olympics in three weeks’ time, having recently given birth. News & Views Telstra Health announces 2021 Women’s Digital Health awards program Telstra Health announces 2021 Brilliant Women in Digital Health awards program to recognise, and celebrate women working in digital health across Australia. News & Views ‘Possible’: The WHO joins UN partners for new series on women’s health and gender equality What would a truely global agenda on women’s health and gender equity look like? It’s a future that’s possible says The WHO.