Over the last decade there has been a massive decline in the number of bus services, particularly of those in rural and semi-rural areas. In order to alleviate loneliness, improve health and wellbeing, as well as promoting sustainable development, the NFWI calls on the government and local authorities to increase subsidies and work in partnership with bus companies and community transport operators to enable an adequate provision of services.
The taboo around menstrual health, coupled with a lack of awareness, means that many women and girls are living with painful yet treatable menstrual conditions for years. The NFWI calls on the government, schools and health service providers to improve... Continue reading →
Incontinence and prolapse are common conditions experienced by many women, especially after childbirth and the menopause. The NFWI calls upon the government to provide increased pelvic floor education and treatment of related conditions, and to ensure parity of access to... Continue reading →
Update from NFWI: The results have now been collated and the NFWI Board of Trustees has agreed the final resolutions that will be taken to the Annual Meeting. The following two shortlisted resolutions will now be put to a vote... Continue reading →
As part of our look at the resolutions that we have been asked to vote on, we will have an overiew of Resolution No 2 -British fruit: reviving our heritage. This resolution calls on the WI to spearhead a national campaign... Continue reading →