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SMCR Member Profile: Researching menstruation and menopause in the workplace

SMCR Member Profile: Researching menstruation and menopause in the workplace

Lara Owen, HDR Candidate, Department of Management, Monash Business School, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia Lara Owen has a background in Chinese medicine specializing in the treatment of women. Currently, she is researching menstruation in organizations and society as an HDR (Higher Degree by Research) candidate. When and why did you join the Society for Menstrual Cycle Research? I joined SMCR...

Cycling towards menstrual liberation

Guest Post by Rosie Sheb’a From March to June, 2015, seven women from Sustainable Cycles rode across America to give workshops on reusable menstrual products, break menstrual taboos and stigmas, and present what they learned on the journey at the 21st Biennial Conference of the Society for Menstrual Cycle Research, held June 4-6, 2015, in Boston. They carried their...
Menstrual Prose Poem from #SMCR2015: “My feet flow through each cycle.”

Menstrual Prose Poem from #SMCR2015: “My feet flow through each cycle.”

On June 6th, 2015, at the 21st Biennial Conference of the Society for Menstrual Cycle Research at the Centre for Women’s Health and Human Rights in Boston, conference participants celebrated with an Open Mic evening of Menstrual Poetry to close out #SMCR2015. This is the last in a series of posts at re:Cycling that aims to give a broader...

Menstrual-Related Weekend Links: By the Numbers

1.   Naturopathic Doctor Lara Briden explains 4 Causes of Androgen Excess in Women on her Healthy Hormone Blog this week. If you are experiencing hair loss, facial hair (hirsutism) or acne, or have been diagnosed with PCOS, you’ll want to check this out for a better understanding the hows and whys of too much androgen. 2.   Over at Forbes.com Emma...
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...
Sustainable Cycles: Cross Country Activism and Menstrual Health Education on Bicycles

Sustainable Cycles: Cross Country Activism and Menstrual Health Education on Bicycles

Presenters Sarah Wilson, Ruby Gertz, Rosie Sheb’a, Rachel Horn, Olive Mugalian and Rachel Saudek will present the workshop Sustainable Cycles: Cross Country Activism and Education on Bicycles, 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, USA. Read more about...
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