Imagine trying to attend school while you have your period, not being able to afford a pad, so instead you improvise by using rags, leaves and dung…
Paying a man for sex with girls who just had their first period. Without a condom. It’s a tradition in Malawi. What other remarkable menstruation rites are there? (…)
Is it necessary to take tampons when visiting Nicaragua or are they also sold there? What’s the availability of feminine hygiene products in foreign countries like?
MHD SPECIAL – Is an initiative like Menstrual Hygiene Day on May the 28th still needed? Yes! Here are seven reasons why.
MHD SPECIAL – Saturday, May 28th is Menstrual Hygiene Day again. Still necessary? Yes! In Kenya sanitary pads are a luxury for most women.
MHD SPECIAL – Saturday, May 28th is Menstrual Hygiene Day (MHD) again. Still necessary? Yes! Menstruation can be a life-restricting monthly event for women and girls in Uganda. (…)
MHD SPECIAL – Saturday, May 28th is Menstrual Hygiene Day again. Still necessary? Yes! In some parts of Bangladesh, menstruating women and girls can’t leave the house for seven days.
MHD SPECIAL – Saturday, May 28th is Menstrual Hygiene Day again. The focus of this day is to raise awareness about menstruation and the importance of hygiene worldwide. Still necessary? Yes!
A fun video, with a serious message: it is extremely difficult for adolescent girls in Madagascar to practically manage their periods; especially in rural areas. Projet Jeune Leader is an innovative organization trying to improve that.
In Orange Is The New Black, Piper Chapman walked around with shower shoes made out of maxi pads. (…)
The Girls Clubs in secondary schools in Uganda and Zambia aren’t only meant for girls. Also boys are taught about menstruation.
A taboo on menstruation? Not with the Yurok, Washoe or Rungus tribes. They consider the period a spiritual thing.(…)
From giving out reusable sanitary pads to delivering workshops about female anatomy, these organisations – sponsored by the #LetsFaceItPeriod campaign – improve menstrual health worldwide.
What’s the view of the five major world religions on menstruation? In Islam there’s no need to fast if you’re on your period. (…)
What’s the view of the five major world religions on menstruation? In Christianity, there is a long history of menstrual taboos. (…)
What’s the view of the five major world religions on menstruation? In Buddhism menstruation is seen as a natural physical excretion that women have to go through on a monthly basis, nothing more or less. (…)
What’s the view of the five major world religions on menstruation? Although a girl’s first period is often celebrated in Hinduism, menstruating women are seen as impure. (…)