In the last seven years, we have welcomed guest bloggers from Australia, New-Zealand, USA, Canada, UK, Ireland, Scandinavia, Madagascar, Uganda, Kenya, India, Bonaire, Argentina, Bangladesh, Portugal, Egypt, Nepal, Rwanda, Zambia and The Netherlands. We proudly present you some shortlists. This time: our best read submissions in the category Periods & Politics. (…)
Times are changing! Menstruation has become a serious topic in political debates and the media. Check out Period!’s annual review for 2022. (…)
In the society of the indigenous peoples of Chittagong Hill Tracts in the south-eastern part of Bangladesh, there are many harmful taboos and unhealthy practices around menstruation. Here, Reusable Sanitary Pad Making Training comes in handy. (…)
She lives in The Netherlands now, but Sangitha Khadka – rewarded as most inspiring Twente woman in 2020 – is originally from Nepal. ‘A country where menstruation is seen as taboo and ‘chaupadi’ is still practiced in rural areas.’ This inspired her to this beautiful poem: My red Blood. (…)
‘At any given time, 800 million people worldwide are menstruating. It’s perfectly healthy and normal. It’s okay to menstruate. As long as you never talk about it and no one knows that you’re doing it.’ – an essay by Anna Balmer. (…)
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.