About 10% of women have endometriosis or 176 million women in the world. Endometriosis is not just bad period pain. The disease can cause severe pain and various other symptoms, including digestive problems and infertility. Diagnostic delay in endometriosis is estimated to be 7-8 years. Support and awareness are the main tasks of the Endometriosis Association of Iceland. The association work diligently to educate the public and health professionals about the disease. Many women and trans men with endometriosis face disbelief and today still need to fight for the recognition of their condition and symptoms. The Associations website is: www.endo.is.