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We want a future where every single woman has access to high-quality and accurate healthcare and information.

Women’s health remains chronically underfunded and neglected with issues like heavy menstrual bleeding, endometriosis, infertility, miscarriage and menopause having a devastating physical and emotional impact on millions of people.

But thanks to your support, we are working to transform the health and wellbeing of women, girls and babies.

We are committed to advancing ground-breaking research, providing expert information and campaigning for better treatment, care and support.

Here are some examples of how our work is making a difference every day.

Research innovation

Paving the way for the HPV vaccine

Our research helped to discover the link between HPV and cervical cancer. This breakthrough led to the first preventative school-wide vaccination programme and a reduction in cervical cancer cases.

Saving babies' lives

Our research in the 1970s found the importance of taking folic acid during pregnancy and established the vital role of ultrasound in pregnancy, saving the lives of thousands of babies.

Endometriosis breakthrough

In 2019, we funded research that discovered a potential non-surgical, non-hormonal treatment for endometriosis which affects 1.5 million women in the UK alone.

Treating gynaecological cancers

We’ve pioneered using high, targeted doses of radiation to treat patients with gynaecological cancers that were previously thought to be untreatable.

Identifying risk of osteoporosis

In the 1980s, we funded the early work into a new method for identifying women at risk of osteoporosis which went on to be routinely used in HRT clinics.

Covid-19 and women's health

We funded research at the University of Oxford which showed the safety and effectiveness of the Covid-19 vaccine for pregnant women and their babies.

Make a donation

Your donation will help us to:

  • invest in ground-breaking research to find the next breakthrough in women's health
  • give women and their families vital health information
  • campaign to change the future for women, girls and babies.

Please give generously. Thank you.