Impacts and Insights from Big Latch On 2019

Impacts and Insights from Big Latch On 2019

As we start planning for BLO 2020, we look back to last year to reflect on the event's success as a celebration of mums and breastfeeding people! Women's Health Action has prepared the infographics below to demonstrate the positive impact this community-driven event...

The Abortion Legislation Committee has released their report

The Abortion Legislation Committee has released their report

This week the Abortion Legislation Committee released their report on the Abortion Legislation Bill. This report includes the Committee’s recommendations for the new abortion law. What are the key changes recommended by the Abortion Legislation Committee? People who...

Women’s Health Action are seeking additional Board members

Women’s Health Action are seeking additional Board members

7th February 2020 CALL FOR BOARD MEMBERS Women’s Health Action are seeking additional Board members. We are a charitable trust which exists to provide information, education and advocacy on health matters that are uniquely important to women. Our beginnings were in...

Cervical Screening Age Raised to 25 years

Cervical Screening Age Raised to 25 years

As of November 2019 the age for cervical screening (smear tests) in New Zealand has been raised from 20 years to 25 years. The National Screening Unit state that: "The decision to change the cervical screening start age has been made because there is a strong body of...

What Women Want

What Women Want

In 2018 WHA celebrated 125 years of women’s suffrage in style, in collaboration with a wonderful, inspiring and diverse range of women in the form of our chat show; ‘What Women Want’!. To hear directly from our selection of experts who are working to change the lives...

Hormonal Contraception after Pregnancy Survey

Hormonal Contraception after Pregnancy Survey

Kia ora! WHA has recently been a part of the ‘Hormonal Contraception after Pregnancy’ survey and its development. This survey has been developed to better understand peoples experience using hormonal contraception after pregnancy in the past 5 years. We are hoping...