Once again, the EGA Institute for Women's Health is marking International Women's Day with a series of special events
6th February: Lunch Hour Lecture: Tech to improve lives - the Contraception Choices websiteThis talk will explore women’s views and experiences of contraception, showcasing the Contraception Choices website which was designed at UCL in collaboration with young women - www.contraceptionchoices.org.
Please register for this event: Lunch Hour Lecture: Tech to improve lives - the Contraception Choices website
3rd March: Panto: Whose Abortion is it Anyways?After a successful evening at the Vagina Museum, you’re invited to join Doctors for Choice UK for the ultimate abortion quiz night – quirky questions, puppetry, singing, stickers, prizes and more await you! You’ll know more facts about abortion than you ever thought possible… Get ready to bust some stigma, blow some minds and burst some ear drums with your new-found truths and tunes!
Please register for this event: Panto: Whose Abortion is it Anyways?
3rd March: Fertility Roundtable Discussion: Do you want kids in the future?The average age of a woman at the birth of her first child is increasing globally and is over 30 in many countries. But female fertility declines with age, significantly so after age 35.
So what should women know if they are planning to have kids in the future?
Please register for this event: Fertility Roundtable Discussion: Do you want kids in the future?
9th March: Play: Shades of our Lives by Black Women Let LooseThis play highlights the experiences of women of African and Caribbean descent through theatre. Their inaugural show, Shades of our Lives, was a sell-out performance at the Bristol Old Vic theatre. Please register for this event: Play: Shades of our Lives by Black Women Let Loose
10th March: Lunchtime Session: Call the midwife! Call the nurse! An international celebrationThe World Health Organisation has declared 2020 the first International yearof the Nurse and the Midwife, and it also marks the 200th anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth. Presentations from midwives, nurses and students at UCLH – from research to clinical practice - will show how the challenges facing Midwifery and Nursing have changed over the last century, and how their work continues to impact the lives of women around the world.
Please register for this event: Lunchtime Session: Call the midwife! Call the nurse! An international celebration