Womens Reproductive Health (Women and Equalities Committee)
MWNUK responded to the call for evidence from the Women and Equalities Committee inquiry into women’s reproductive health and the challenges that women face when they are being diagnosed and treated for these conditions. The inquiry also wanted to understand disparities that exist in the diagnosis and treatment, and the impact of women’s experiences on their health and lives. Some of the recommendations made by MWNUK include:
• In order to improve services and raise standards of care, it is essential that women’s voices and experiences (particularly Muslim/ racialised minority women) inform the development and delivery of health care services.
• Effective communication with healthcare providers is essential for women to feel heard, understood, and involved in their treatment.
• Whilst the women’s health strategy long term plan aims to improve women’s health over the next ten years nevertheless to tackle the barriers faced by BAME Women with gynaecological and urogynecological conditions we recommend that an impendent specialist working groups should be setup to develop a robust and detailed health strategy for specialist group such as those with protected characteristics.
Jess Phillips MP
MWNUK is courageous because of the uncompromising and fearless positions it sometimes takes when calling out injustice and inequality
I am proud to support and champion this fantastic organisation, which is informing policy and transforming lives.
Baroness Sayeeda Warsi
MWNUKâ€™s authenticity comes from knowledge of lived experiences of Muslim women and girls acquired through their helpline, research and members.
Naz Shah MP
They work tirelessly with passion and commitment to make a difference and improve outcomes for some of the most vulnerable women and girls in society.