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Menstrual Hygiene, Human Rights, and Gender Equality – A Focus on the Global South

Menstrual Hygiene, Human Rights, and Gender Equality – A Focus on the Global South

Scholars and practitioners from the fields of human rights and water and sanitation will discuss menstrual hygiene from the perspective of gender equality on June 4th at the  21st Biennial Conference of the Society for Menstrual Cycle Research at The Center for Women’s Health and Human Rights, June 4-6, 2015, Suffolk University, Boston. Human Rights in the Private Sphere:...
Period Positives, Menstrual Hygiene Management, and The Feminist Issue of Our Times

Period Positives, Menstrual Hygiene Management, and The Feminist Issue of Our Times

An international panel will lead a discussion at the 21st Biennial Conference of the Society for Menstrual Cycle Research at The Center for Women’s Health and Human Rights, June 4-6, 2015, Suffolk University, Boston on Menstrual Hygiene Management Campaigns & Menstrual Activists: What can we learn from each other? 
1. Stiff Lower Lips: Challenging and changing British attitudes to...
What does it really mean to be #LikeAGirl?

What does it really mean to be #LikeAGirl?

As published June 2014, Marie Claire, US edition Always™ and its corporate owner, Procter & Gamble, have been receiving a lot of praise around the interwebs these days for their #LikeAGirl campaign, launched June 26, 2014, with a video produced by Lauren Greenfield. The video has been viewed 37 million times and counting. Last week, HuffPo actually called...
Getting Congress on the Right Menstrual Track

Getting Congress on the Right Menstrual Track

Rep. Carolyn Maloney For nearly 20 years Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney has been working to have enacted into law a bill aimed at providing better quality control of tampon manufacture. Researchers have repeatedly raised alarms regarding the potential health risks women are exposed to due to the effects of some of the chemicals used in their composition, especially those involved in...
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