From a song with dancing tampons to a board game with ovaries: fun initiatives that teach kids about menstruation. (…)
What do boys think about menstruation? Research by Plan International in Brazil, Indonesia, Uganda and the Netherlands has the bloody honest answer: 55% think menstruation is dirty. (…)
When do you start menstrual education? As soon as possible, claims Period!’s Yayeri van Baarsen. Her three-year-old daughter already knows what it means to get your period: ‘Mama bleeds from her vagina!’ (…)
In need of some inspiration for your december shoppings? We have selected some bloody great gifts. Let the games begin. Period! (…)
When a Gambian girl starts menstruating, she’s often married off to a stranger. Hence why Musu Bakoto hid her periods for two years. (…)
Period stigma has long blighted the lives of young women in Nepal, but the pandemic is making things worse, says Geeta Pradhan. (…)
‘The main problem with our current sex education system is the separation of classes on the basis of gender.’ – By Maggie Di Sanza. (…)
On 11 October, the International Day of the Girl Child highlights and addresses the needs and challenges girls face worldwide. This year’s theme: ‘With Her: A Skilled GirlForce’. (…)
How would the world look like if men had periods? Well… We sketch two possible scenarios. Check and shiver. (…)
There’s a lot of period poverty in Africa. Girls miss school and women miss work because they can’t manage their menstruation in a hygienic way. These five African organisations make a change. (…)
Sponsored menstruation education in schools? #periodpositive founder Chella Quint wants to change this with her petition Brands Off.
From a comic book for both girls and boys to colourful pads and liners stickers for a doll: five fun initiatives that teach girls about menstruation. (…)
During Menstrual Hygiene Day on May 28, awareness is raised for the worldwide menstruation taboo. This year’s theme: education. In 2017, it’ll be the first time an event is organised in the Netherlands. About time!
The name is a catchy one. Menstrupedia aims to shatter the myths and misunderstandings surrounding menstruation by delivering informative and entertaining content. ([…)
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…
‘I’ve wanted to write about periods for the long time. However, I was hesitant to voice my opinion as we’ve all been socially conditioned to not talk about messy topics…’ – A guest blog by Molly Aldrich-Wincer. (…)
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.