Delivered to your inbox every week. Email* EmailThis field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged. Δ Supported by Charles Sturt University Women’s Health News All Women’s Health News Women’s Health News Champion of the menstrual cycle, Lucy Peach on being in flow with your body Lucy Peach is a period preacher working to shift the period narrative in our culture from one of shame to one of pride. Menstrual hygiene Scotland becomes first country to make access to free period products a legal right Scotland makes history with a new law requiring public settings to provide access to free period products for anyone who needs them. Women’s Health News Mind mapping and walking: Charmaine Hunzwi on creating a healthy lifestyle for the long-term Award-winning institutional banker, Charmaine Hunzwi, manages her health by finding routines that work for her busy schedule. News & Views Police obtain private Facebook messages to charge teenager over illegal abortion Facebook messages were used to charge teenager of illegal abortion, in violation of Nebraska’s law that makes abortion over 20 weeks illegal. Women of Colour The hidden complex trauma of violence experienced by Indian women in Australia Manjula Datta O’Connor talks to WA about her book on violence against Indian women, “Daughters of Durga”, out now. News & Views National polling confirms Australians want the government to ensure affordable and accessible abortion care National polling has confirmed that 72% of Australians agree the government should ensure that patients who want abortion care can access it. Women’s Health News Antoinette Lattouf’s call to women to stop feeling guilty about prioritising their health Antoinette Lattouf shares how she prioritises her health as a broadcaster, author, diversity advocate and mental health ambassador. News & Views Alarming data shows sexual assaults have risen in Australia for the tenth year in a row Sexual assaults have increased by 13 per cent in 2021, according to figures released from the Australian Bureau of Statistics. Health Largest mental health survey in over a decade shows almost half of young women in Australia are living with mental illness New data from The National Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing shows mental health crisis to be especially true for young women. News & Views ‘All bodies are beach bodies’: Spain launches campaign encouraging women to get to the beach To encourage women of all body types to go to the beach, Spain’s equality ministry has launched a summer body positivity campaign. Women’s Health News ‘Do what feels right’: My Green World CEO Natalie Kyriacou on living with intention CEO of My Green World, Natalie Kyriacou OAM, shares on living with intention, reading deeply and being in nature. News & Views Attentional lapses, forgotten appointments and constant damage control: My long wait for a diagnosis If you have ADHD diagnosis, it doesn’t mean that life is over. You can change your life by learning to manage and cope with this condition. Women’s Health News The simple habit that can do so much for women’s health: daily pelvic floor exercises The Continence Foundation of Australia wants to remind women that pelvic floor exercises are the most effective way to help incontinence. News & Views Birth injuries are a feminist issue. An obstetrician explains why 1 in 3 women experience birth injuries and trauma which can be both psychological or physical that last a lifetime. Women’s Health News ‘Years of pain’: Australian women to receive $105 million from US medical devices manufacturer Boston Scientific Australian women who received pelvic mesh and sling implants win compensation in a $105m settlement with Boston Scientific. Education and economic opportunities At 24%, the gender pay gap for women in health and care is severe Women in the health and care sector earn roughly 24 percent less than their male colleagues, a large gap compare to other economic sectors.