World Childless Week 2019

We Are Worthy

 
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Self doubt is a hard thing to shake and we can all be our own worst critics. Life can be full of many reasons to doubt our worth, but despite our own judgements on our childlessness, ‘we are all worthy’. Have you found your worth or do you see it in someone else who is childless not by choice?

Please send your submission (500-800 words) to us by the 31st August 2019 and don’t forget to include your title, clarification on if you want to be named or remain anonymous with an image that you have permission from the photographer to use.

If you have any questions, please take a look at our FAQ’s or get in touch here


Worldwide Gateway Women Meetups

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On Saturday 21st September Gateway Women are hosting free Meetups at different locations around the world for women to come together and and celebrate why 'We Are Worthy'.

You can find out more details of these Meetups coordinated by Gateway Women here

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the sensitive nature of these Meetups, they are women only events


Australian Fireside chat (all welcome)

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Join in our 1st online fireside chat for a casual meet and greet, and cup of tea. Hosted by Anne Barratt of Empowering Health - Childless Support, and Michael Hughes of The Full Stop Podcast you'll have a chance to meet other CNBC folk such as Suzanne Mills of Cinderalla Wears Pants and Liz Campbell of Redefining My Plan A as well as qualified practitioners who themselves are CNBC and trained to support people going through what you're going through.

For full details and to register for this webinar click here


Healing Loss: Non-denominational Service, Pasadena, USA

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This non-denominational free service is open to anyone who is childless by infertility, circumstances or difficult choices. It has been organised by Kelly Brandt who is a Gateway Women Facilitator in collaboration with World Childless Week.

You are invited to join your tribe in a safe place to honor your loss through poetry readings, music and ritual.

For full details click here


Live Stream with Chiara Berardelli

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Seamonster, the Story is a theatre piece with music by Italian/Scottish singer-songwriter Chiara Berardelli relating her experience of being childless-not-by-choice and her quest for being ok with that. Woven around the ten songs that make up her 2018 album, Seamonster, she tells the story of the twists and turns that led to her unfulfilled dream of motherhood and building a meaningful life beyond the 'Happy Ever After'.

For full details click here