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Women News

3 days ago
In the midst of the cholera outbreak in Yemen, where an average 5,000 people fall sick every day, the United Nations population agency is warning about the dangers to pregnant and breastfeeding women.
Womens Issues
4 days ago
Carolyn Churchill was in agony after mesh surgery, but doctors were reluctant to blame her implant, even suggesting the pain might be a mental health issueSix years ago, Carolyn Churchill, 57, from near Pontypridd in Wales, was in a long-term relationship, worked as a chef, and spent hours each week[...]
HealthWomenHealth and CareMental HealthWomens Issues
4 days ago
Traumatic complications mean one in 15 women fitted with the most common type of mesh support will require surgery to extract it, figures suggest • Vaginal mesh implants: ‘I really thought I was dying’Thousands of women have undergone surgery to have vaginal mesh implants removed during the pa[...]
HealthWomenHealth and CareGovernment PolicyWomens Issues
5 days ago
Equality and Human Rights Commission outlines strategy that also recommends giving fathers additional paternity leaveSweeping employment changes, including advertising all UK jobs with flexible working and giving fathers additional paternity leave, should be made to tackle the gender pay gap, the eq[...]
WomenChildren and ParentingDisabilitiesWomens
1 week ago
A pilot scheme giving away sanitary products through food banks aims to help low-income women and break down taboosWhen faced with a choice between buying food for their children or tampons for themselves, the four mothers I am talking to in an Aberdeen food bank all say they will deprive themselves[...]
PovertyChildren and ParentingHousing and PovertyWomens Issues
1 week ago
Pilot scheme at HMP Birmingham prepares prisoners for jobs and urges employers to see the potential of untapped workforceIn a brightly lit loft above the chapel of HMP Birmingham, singer Julianne Bastock is asking local business people to miaow up and down a musical scale.There are nervous smiles am[...]
CharitiesCriminal JusticeWomens Issues
1 week ago
Figures obtained by Labour reveal ‘appalling’ treatment of women, largely due to staff shortages and lack of beds and cotsMaternity wards in England were forced to close their doors 382 times in 2016, according to new figures that have triggered claims of women being “pushed from pillar to pos[...]
HealthChildren and ParentingHealth and CareGovernment PolicyWomens Issues
1 week ago
Hidden forms of homelessness account for majority of the problem, with rough sleeping accounting for just 6%, analysis revealsThe number of older women forced to couchsurf in Australia has almost doubled in the past four years, new analysis shows. The Council to Homeless Persons chief executive, Jen[...]
Housing and PovertyWomens Issues
1 week ago
Tom Schuller argues that women should not be forced to act like men when it comes to asking for better pay. But it’s a strategy that worked for Lindsay Sheffield Women often could and should ask more for what they are due (Women, yes we can earn more – if we start to learn our true value, 1 Augu[...]
WomenWomens Issues
1 week ago
Fertility Network UK figures reveal many areas have stopped offering three cycles of IVF to couples trying to conceive, against government guidelinesThirteen areas of England have restricted or completely halted IVF treatment since the start of the year for women struggling to conceive, with a furth[...]
HealthChildren and ParentingHealth and CareGovernment PolicyWomens Issues
1 week ago
oday, more young American women ages 15 to 19 are committing suicide than ever before. According to new data from the National Center for Health Statistics, teenage girls in the US are now committing suicide at a rate of 5.1 deaths per 100,000 girls, the ...
General Social WorkHealth and CareWomens Issues
2 weeks ago
Spice was banned a year ago. Now campaigners say forcing the problem underground is making a dangerous situation worseIn the grounds of a derelict school in Wrexham there’s a small, makeshift camp that appears to have been imported from the apocalypse.Among the abandoned shopping trolleys, empty v[...]
Children and ParentingEducationWomens Issues
2 weeks ago
was his feet up as this systems, and me had, hugging your women that he said up a travel, to roll in flashing on off your people. The sprig used was naturally okay up, and me devoured his quick rescue when jagged strode us without that a anticipation ...
General Social WorkHealth and CareWomens Issues
2 weeks ago
Did Suzanne Moore significantly overestimate the amount a man ejaculates in a lifetime? Mark Oates, Derek Worthing, Meirion Bowen, Paul Tattam and David Collins ponder the figuresAndrew Barnard (Letters, 2 August) wrote in response to Suzanne Moore’s article (Making babies is beginning to look as [...]
HealthChildren and ParentingHealth and CareGovernment PolicyWomens Issues
2 weeks ago
Report finds South East Coast ambulance trust has highly sexualised behaviour ‘embedded’ at management levelFemale NHS ambulance staff say they have been hounded for sexual favours in return for promotion.The allegations, which include “highly sexualised gazing” in front of patients and “s[...]
WomenHealthEducationHealth and CareGovernment PolicyWomens Issues
2 weeks ago
ther parts could be cultural, especially in the religious context of Utah County, as women lean toward careers in social work, nursing and education because they view those fields as being flexible with juggling a family. “In Utah, more than in other ...
General Social WorkEducationHealth and CareWomens Issues
2 weeks ago
Labour frontbencher Keir Starmer concerned about priorities of Met police after spate of robberies of premises used for sex work in LondonScotland Yard has been accused of threatening to prosecute women who work in brothels rather than pursue an armed gang of robbers who have been repeatedly targeti[...]
Criminal JusticeWomens Issues
2 weeks ago
dominated jobs that historically have lower pay. Part of the solution, Madsen said, is getting the message out to girls and their parents that their ...
The Salt Lake Tribune via Live.com News 
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingWomens Issues
2 weeks ago
imbabwe’s life expectancy, 46 for men and 45 for women, is one of the lowest in the world. Social service delivery has become a thing of the past. Thousands are dying daily of curable diseases of a bygone era such as typhoid. Statistically, Zimbabwe is ...
General Social WorkHealth and CareWomens Issues
2 weeks ago
11.8 million adults in England are eligible to be offered cholesterol-lowering drugs, say researchers who examined 2014 guidance on statins set out by NiceAlmost all men over 60 and women over 75 should be eligible for statins, according to a new analysis.After examining guidance on which patients s[...]
HealthWomens Issues
2 weeks ago
Experts call for ‘multiple barriers’ to be overturned in Britain – which has one of the lowest rates of breastfeeding in the worldSocial attitudes that deter women from breastfeeding for more than a few weeks in the UK need to change in the interests of babies’ health, experts say. Related: [...]
Children and ParentingHealth and CareWomens Issues
2 weeks ago
Richard Stallman on the arguments for not having babiesI feel for Laurie Penny, who is caught between pressure to have children and pressing reasons not to have them (‘Women shouldn’t apologise for the pitter-patter of tiny carbon footprints’, Review, 29 July). However, a solution is staring h[...]
ChildrenChildren and ParentingWomens Issues
2 weeks ago
nly 40% of babies in the UK are breastfed at six to eight weeks of age. Whereas in Norway 70% of babies are still breastfed at six months. The RCPCH believes the UK rate remains low due to social stigma and women getting mixed messages. More must be done ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingWomens Issues
2 weeks ago
Number of men admitted to hospital with eating disorder grew at same rate as among women between 2010 and 2016The number of adult men being admitted to hospital with an eating disorder has risen by 70% over the past six years – the same rate of increase as among women.
NHS Digita[...]
HealthHealth and CareGovernment PolicyWomens Issues
3 weeks ago
Drinking a moderate amount of certain drinks such as wine three to four times a week reduced diabetes risk by about 30% Regularly drinking a moderate amount of certain alcoholic drinks could reduce a person’s chances of developing diabetes, according to a study.Consuming alcohol three or four days[...]
HealthWomens Issues
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12 weeks ago
Social workers work with clients who face various disadvantages due to social stigma, discrimination, and oppression. These disadvantages range from race, to ethnic origins, to gender, to sexual orientation, and beyond. One important factor in social stigma and discrimination that social workers nee[...]
 

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22 weeks ago
With the increasing number of women in prison, understanding incarcerated women’s psychological health is a timely and necessary line of research to guide policy and practices within prisons. This understanding influences prison design, service coordination, and intervention development. Social wo[...]
 
29 weeks ago
Hundreds of National Association of Social Workers members attended the Women’s March on Washington on Jan. 21 and companion marches around the nation. Some wanted to share photos from the event. Here they are:                                           ...
 
29 weeks ago
National Association of  Social Workers Senior Field Organizer Dina Kastner, MSS, MLSP, helped bring hundreds of NASW members to Washington, D.C. for the Women’s March on Washington on January 21. She decided to write about her experiences: On Saturday, January 21, 2017, millions of women, men an[...]
 
30 weeks ago
Thanks again for joining the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) at the Women’s March on Washington on this Saturday, January 21, 2107. The March begins at 10am Eastern Time and will kick off in front of the U.S. Capitol at Independence Avenue and Third Street, SW. The rally will dispers[...]
 
32 weeks ago
The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is organizing social workers for the January 21, 2017 Women’s March on Washington. The March is an opportunity to show that women’s rights are human rights and that women, their partners and their children are ready to advocate for policies that [...]
 
35 weeks ago
By Paul R. Pace, News staff Social workers are taking the lead in efforts to reduce the number of human trafficking victims and help keep young people from falling prey to traffickers.   Members of the NASW National Committee on Women’s Issues, or NCOWI, have been updating NASW’s public and pra[...]