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Advocating for Fertility Rights: The Endometriosis Foundation Joins Forces with the Endometriosis All-Party-Parliamentary Group

The start of 2024 marked a significant milestone for The Endometriosis Foundation as we joined the Endometriosis All-Party-Parliamentary Group (APPG) chaired by Hannah Bardell, Bell Ribeiro-Addy, and Alec Shelbrooke.

Pictured left to right: Natali Kelly, Georgia Attwood Lawry, Natalie Blake & Katie Noonan.

This collaborative effort brought together a formidable lineup including our Founder, Carla Cressy, along with esteemed professionals such as the charity’s chair, Mr. Alfred Cutner, Trustees Dr. Srividya Seshardri and Dr. Joe Davis, and Ambassadors Professor Harbinder Sandhu, Dr. Tom Bainton, and Dr. Linda Farahani. Additionally, ambassadors and speakers Georgia Attwood-Lawry, Natalie Kelly, Natalie Blake, and Katie Noonan lent their voices and personal experiences.

Pictured left to right: Harbinder Sandhu, Tom Bainton, Alfred Cutner, Linda Farahani, Carla Cressy, Natali Kelly, Katie Noonan, Srividya Seshadri & Joe Davis.

At the heart of this meeting was a campaign initiated by The Endometriosis Foundation in March 2023, shedding light on the multifaceted challenges confronting individuals living with endometriosis, particularly regarding their fertility.

The campaign aimed to highlight the diverse experiences of those living with endometriosis-related fertility concerns, giving a voice to individuals concerned about their reproductive future and those who find themselves involuntarily childless due to the condition.

Pictured left to right: Hannah Bardell, Jo Davis & Tom Bainton.

The Endometriosis Foundation remains steadfast in its commitment to advocate and lobby for the prioritisation of fertility issues among individuals with endometriosis. Through collaborative efforts and unwavering dedication, we aspire to break barriers and pave the way for a future where fertility rights are upheld and respected for all individuals affected by endometriosis.

If you’d like to share your story or get involved, reach out to us by emailing

Together, we can make a difference.

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