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Let’s help to change how menopause is viewed in the workplace

Women suffering menopause symptoms are all too often the butt of jokes or worse in the workplace, and the stories we have heard recently prove that things need to change.
This week Diane Danzebrink met with the Shadow Women and Equalities Minister Carolyn Harris and are looking to bring in new legislation to recognise menopause in the workplace and better educate people in the work environment on its consequences.

Diane joins Christine Bleakley on the Lorraine ITV show to discuss menopause

With calls for women going through the menopause to receive special treatment at work, the “Lorraine” morning programme on ITV  invited Diane to discuss the life-changing effects it can have on women and whether more should be done to help. Presenter Christine Bleakley was joined on the sofa by Lorraine Hegarty, who believes the menopause Read more about Diane joins Christine Bleakley on the Lorraine ITV show to discuss menopause[…]

We need your help to ask the right questions of the Government

We have been contacted by Carolyn Harris, Labour shadow Women and Equalities Minister, following Di Danzebrink’s recent appearance on the BBC Victoria Derbyshire news and current affairs show. Carolyn, MP for Swansea East, will be taking part in a special sitting of Parliament in October on the subject of women’s health. She has asked us Read more about We need your help to ask the right questions of the Government[…]

News media enters the fray – but Facebook’s “apology” has not reached us!

***UPDATE: Monday 24 July – the Facebook ad is now running following a lifting of the “ban”. No contact has been received by the team despite the fact Facebook assured the Daily Mail they had been in touch. *** The Daily Mail has taken up the cudgels with Facebook over the banning of our menopause Read more about News media enters the fray – but Facebook’s “apology” has not reached us![…]

Facebook declined to face us on BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire

Facebook did not defend their decision to ban our advert for an upcoming workshop on Menopause in Tetbury in October when the BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire invited them to appear on her morning news and current affairs show. Instead a former company employee was left to defend the platform. Di Danzebrink was there to take part Read more about Facebook declined to face us on BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire[…]

Menopause would appear to be the Last Taboo for Facebook

We were horrified to get a message from Facebook over the weekend that they had banned an advert for our upcoming workshop at Westonbirt. According to the message – pictured here – our planned advert “did not follow Facebook advertising policies”. “We don’t allow adverts that promote adult products such as genital surgery, non-surgical breast Read more about Menopause would appear to be the Last Taboo for Facebook[…]

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