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Women and Incontinence—A Hidden Societal Challenge

European Institute of Women’s Health Policy Brief 2018

WFIP is glad to announce the last Briefing Paper on Women and Incontinence we collaborated, published by EIWH last November 2018.

Urinary incontinence (UI) is a widespread disabling and debilitating condition affecting 10% to 20% of people across Europe.i In 2016, about 60 million people in Europe experienced urinary incontinence (UI), which is two times more common in women than in men. Not only are women more likely than men to develop UI, women are also disproportionately burdened by the caregiving of those living with UI as women provide the majority of both formal and informal care to people living with UI.

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