Recruiting for Legal Officer

Birthrights is the UK’s only organisation dedicated to improving women’s experience of pregnancy and childbirth by promoting respect for human rights. We believe that all women are entitled to respectful maternity care that protects their fundamental rights to dignity, autonomy, privacy and equality.

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Birthrights appoints new Chief Executive

11 October 2018

We are thrilled to announce the appointment of our new Chief Executive, Amy Gibbs, who will join Birthrights at the end of November 2018. Amy is a health and human rights campaigner and senior leader with over 12 years experience … Continue reading

Birthrights welcomes new Legal Officer

3 October 2018

Birthrights is delighted to welcome Reilly Willis, our new Legal Officer to the staff team. Reilly, who starts with Birthrights this week, is an experienced international human rights lawyer specialising in women’s rights and gender equality. You can find out … Continue reading

What does a good maternal request caesarean policy look like?

21 August 2018

One of the primary objectives of our campaign on maternal request caesarean is to highlight examples of best practice and celebrate the Trusts taking a woman-centred approach. One of the guidelines that really stood out to us was that of Birmingham Women’s … Continue reading

Maternal request caesarean research highlights postcode lottery

Birthrights has published research today concerning the treatment of women who request a caesarean section. Results of a nationwide Freedom of Information Act request show that the majority of Trusts in the UK make the process of requesting a caesarean lengthy, … Continue reading

Recruiting for Chief Executive Officer

6 August 2018

Birthrights is looking for a leader to join us as our new CEO. You will lead develop a dynamic and influential young charity which is changing the conversation in maternity care and putting human rights and respectful care high on the agenda for women, healthcare … Continue reading

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