Menstrual health

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Periods during Pandemics Illustration

Periods Don’t Stop During Pandemics

COVID-19 and menstruation have more things in common than one would think! Read why COVID-19 has brought existing inequalities to light and the fight for gender equity through good menstrual health is a dimension that should not be forgotten during the pandemic.

Taking Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD) Seriously by Gabrielle Rocha Rios for Girls' Globe

Taking Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD) Seriously

The symptoms of PMDD are similar to those of PMS, but much more severe, and also include loss of interest in daily activities, difficulty concentrating, irritability, sudden mood swings, and severe anxiety and/or depression.

10 Bloody Big Wins for Periods in 2019 (so far)

1.Periods won an Oscar! Netflix’s Period: End of Sentence, an uplifting film about menstruation in India, won an Oscar for Best Documentary Short! This prestigious award was won even after an anonymous Oscar judge said men would not vote for the film because “it’s just

What Can I Tell You About Uganda?

What do you know about Uganda? I asked myself while booking my flight to Entebbe. That was two months ago. I have been working for the Swedish Organization for Global Health for almost 2 years now and involved in the evaluation of our project on

When will Menstrual Hygiene be Taken Seriously?

In Zimbabwe, little or no proper legislation has been put in place despite considerable efforts made by pressure groups to bring the issue of menstrual hygiene before the House of the Assembly.

Menstrual Hygiene Day 2018

Around Menstrual Hygiene Day, many organizations and individuals are taking action, raising awareness and supporting campaigns and projects. Here are three examples I love:

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