Baroness Joyce Gould of Potternewton
"Baroness Gould was appointed as acting Chair of the WNC in May 2007 and was confirmed as WNC Chair in March 2008. Baroness Gould is a life peer in the House of Lords. She is Chair of the Government’s Independent Advisory Group for Sexual Health and HIV, making her one of the top health policy-makers in the country. She is also President of fpa; patron of FORWARD - an organisation that campaigns against female genital mutilation; and Chair of the All Party Pro Choice Group. Baroness Gould is an Honorary Fellow of the Faculty of Family Planning & Reproductive Health Care.
"She is also Chair of the Mary MacArthur Holiday Trust – a charity providing holidays for women in need; and President of Straight Talking, an organisation that raises young people’s awareness of the problems associated with teenage parenthood with the aim of reducing the high rates of teenage pregnancy. "
- Chair, Women's National Commission
Resources and articles
- Women's National Commission WNC Commissioners, organizational web page, accessed June 29, 2012.