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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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

Leadership news

2 August 2018

Birthrights CEO Rebecca Schiller will be stepping down from her current role at the end of September 2018 and will be re-joining the Board of Trustees to continue her work for the organisation. Birthrights will start the recruitment process for … Continue reading

Recruiting new Legal Officer

30 May 2018

Birthrights is the UK’s only organisation dedicated to improving women’s experience of pregnancy and childbirth by promoting respect for human rights. The Legal Officer is a new and critical role at Birthrights to manage our advisory and legal work, including running … Continue reading

New research: Disabled women need to be heard and respected as experts about their bodies

20 March 2018

Research published today and commissioned by Birthrights shows that disabled women are generally not receiving the individualised care and support they that they need to make choices about their maternity care. Today’s publication includes and builds on the survey research … Continue reading

Home birth – what are a Trust’s responsibilities towards midwives and women?

7 March 2018

What are the responsibilities of midwives to care for women who have requested a home birth? And how can Trusts best support these responsibilities? Midwives owe the women they care for a legal ‘duty of care’. They are obliged by … Continue reading

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