Gabrielle Rocha Rios


Gabrielle is a Brazilian-American PhD student in International Psychology researching mental and women's health at work.

  1. Economics
    The Global Movement Against the Tampon Tax

    Starting January 1, 2020, the sales taxes or value added tax (VAT) on menstrual products has been reduced from 17%…

  2. Health
    Postpartum Psychosis: the ‘Silent’ Postpartum Disorder

    In August 2018, singer and songwriter Adele brought attention to postpartum psychosis when she shared a photo with her friend,…

  3. Health
    The Cost of Sharing My Mental Health Story

    Ever since I wrote my first post about my mental health struggles on over two years ago, I've questioned…

  4. Health
    Taking Care of my Gynecological Health Is a Feminist Act

    Uterus, cervix, vagina and vulva are not dirty or embarrassing words.

  5. Menstruation
    The Importance of Menstrual Health Education

    Lack of education about menstruation is one of the many barriers to achieving adequate menstrual hygiene worldwide.

  6. Economics
    Tampon Tax and the Fight for Menstrual Equity

    The financial burden of sales tax on menstrual products is a significant health and economic issue.