A charity has launched a series of gynaecological health lesson plans for teachers as research suggests a “knowledge gap” on the topic.
A survey carried out by the Eve Appeal, which is offering the lesson plans, suggested only 9% of adults were taught about gynaecological health in school.
Meanwhile, just 8% said their parents made it easy to talk about gynae health with them and only one in three said they knew where to go for information on gynae health and cancers.
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