Below the Belt

Friday, 17 May 2024

Time
15:15 - 18:00
Price
Free

An educational film, which explores the condition of endometriosis

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The University of Wolverhampton is hosting a screening of "Below the Belt" an educational film, which explores the condition of endometriosis*.

Location

The event takes place at Springfield Campus, School of Architecture and Built Environment, University of Wolverhampton, Springfield Campus, School of Architecture and Built Environment, Wolverhampton.

About this Event

"As four patients urgently search for answers to mysterious symptoms, Below the Belt exposes widespread problems in our healthcare systems that disproportionately affect women. From societal taboos and gender bias to misinformed doctors and financial barriers to care, the film reveals how millions are silenced and how, by fighting back, we can improve healthcare for everyone."

Agenda:

15:15 - 16:00 Registration (with tea, coffee and biscuits).

16:00 - 16:15 Welcome to the Screening.

16:15 - 18:00 Screening of the documentary, followed by a discussion with experts in women's health and Q&A from the audience.

Must be over 16 years old, to attend.

*Endometriosis is a disease in which tissue similar to the lining of the uterus grows outside the uterus. It can cause severe pain in the pelvis and make it harder to get pregnant. Endometriosis can start at a person's first menstrual period and last until menopause.

Dates

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