September is PCOS Awareness Month. Although 5 to 10% of women suffer from Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, many don’t know about this endocrine disorder. (…)
Language is constantly changing. This shows in the way we talk about periods/menstruation/the curse. Or how we try to avoid the conversation at all. (..)
March is Endometriosis Awareness Month. All over the world, meetings and events are held to out the spotlights in a serious disease which affects one in ten women. Also, more and more celebrities share their stories. (…)
It’s May again. Which of course means: MH Day 2022 on the 28th. Because even now, there are still people who think a cow will become infertile when touched by a woman on her period. (…)
‘Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder affects 1 in 20 women. So how could it be that it took me until my 30’s to learn about PMDD?’ – a guest blog by Cindy Lopez Smith. (…)
Menstrual health in 2021: no more tampon tax, free period supplies, plenty sustainable products & more attention for the menstrual cycle! (…)
A heavy period awareness month. That’s happening in November in the Netherlands, where around 500.000 women suffer from heavy menstrual blood loss (HMB). Only 54% of these women visit a GP. (…)
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.
Lately there has been a lot of attention for the subject of menstruation + taboo. Period! brings you the best awareness actions. This week: music.